Sylvia K. Sohayda, 91

MINERAL RIDGE – There will be a funeral service at 11 a.m. Monday at the Lane Funeral Home, Mineral Ridge Chapel for Sylvia K. Sohayda, 91, who passed away Thursday morning at her home.
Sylvia was born May 2, 1917 in Niles, a daughter of the late James and Rachel (Shut) Kracium.
A graduate of Mineral Ridge High School, Sylvia then worked for Packard Electric in Warren, retiring in 1980.
She was a member of the Evansville Baptist Church. She loved the outdoors and especially spending time with her family and friends.
Her husband, Leslie Sohayda, whom she married July 22, 1937, passed away April 30, 1973.
She is survived by two daughters, Dianne (Tim) Funtjar of Champion and Mrs. Jan E. (Jack Liberatore) Sohayda of Washington, D.C.; a sister, Virginia Edwards of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; and also cherished her nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents and husband, Sylvia was preceded in death by a sister, Aurelia Sheller; and two brothers, Eugene and Cornelius Kracium.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Boardman, OH 44512, in Sylvia’s name.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Lane Funeral Home, Mineral Ridge Chapel.
Family and friends may visit www.lanefuneralhomes.com to view this obituary and send condolences.



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