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Obituary - Doris E. Sonia

Doris E. Sonia

Date of Passing: August 5th, 2009

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Doris E. Sonia, 87, of Waterville, passed away Wednesday, August, 5, 2009 at the Harding Nursing Home, with her family by her side. She was born July 31, 1922, in Waterville, the daughter of the late Ralph W. and Irene Morgan Eastman. She was raised by her father and late stepmother, Lena and was a graduate of Waterville Central School. Mrs. Sonia was an inspector and tester with Univac in Utica and later with Partlow Industries in New Hartford. She was a former member of the First Presbyterian Church in Waterville. She is survived by seven children and their spouses, Arlene and Richard Wilkolaski of CA, Richard and Diane Sonia of NC, Leonard and Sandie Sonia of Oriskany Falls, Bob and Karen Sonia of Waterville, Ed and Debbie Sonia of FL, Rena and Pat Stettner of TX and Debbie Torchia of Waterville; two brothers and three sisters-in-law, H. Russell and Peg Eastman of Durhamville, Hubert Eastman of Waterville and Edith Eastman and Nancy Eastman, both of Deansboro; 14 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three brothers, Bob, Paul and Arnold Eastman; and two sisters, Hazel Weaver and Norene Recor. Services will be held at the convenience of the family at the Kloster-Northrop & Bentz Funeral Home, Waterville with Pastor Genett Timlin officiating. Interment will be in Waterville Cemetery. There are no calling hours.

Condolences:

My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Your mom was a true friend to my mother-in-law, they would play yahzee -share meals and enjoy one anothers' friendship. "A mother is with us always, first in her lifetime, then forever in our memory."
June McNamara Moore

So sorry for your loss, now our moms are together. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Drop me a line sometime so I know how you are doing. I am so glad I went to see her this summer, she has always meant so much to me, she will always be in our hearts, it was always so nice to turn to her after I lost my mom. I will miss her. Love, cousin, Jen (Deitz) Washbon
Jen Washbon (cousin)

Rick and Diane, So sorry to hear of your lose. I know it has been a long time since we have seen each other.Your Mom's name was in our paper on Sunday. Best to you and your family at this time and always.
Judy Kerr Ward

Rick and Diane, So sorry to hear of your lose. I know it has been a long time since we have seen each other.Your Mom's name was in our paper on Sunday. Best to you and your family at this time and always.
Judy Kerr Ward

I'm so sorry to hear of your MOm's passing. I know she was a great friend to my Aunt Dot while they were all in the School house together. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. "P"
Paula Roberts Nankivell

Words cannot express how sorry I am that your mother, Doris, died. As the days go by your grief will lessen but time can never erase the memories you have of her so treasure them. I pray that God will give you the strength and comfort you need now and in the future. Love, Aunt Edie
Aunt Edie