Tonawanda News


August 28, 2013

Norma J. Sokoley

CITY OF TONAWANDA — Norma J. (nee Horan) Sokoley, age 91, of the City of Tonawanda, Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at Niagara Hospice House in Lockport. A lifelong resident of Tonawanda, Norma was a 1940     graduate of Tonawanda High School and had been employed as a Nurse's Aide at DeGraff Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of Frank M. Sokoley, who died in 2005.

She is survived by two children, Nancy Ann Sokoley of Buffalo and Michael (Linda) Sokoley of North Tonawanda; her granddaughter, Amanda J. (Philip) Merrilees of Buffalo; and her great-grandson, Benjamin Frank. She was the sister of the late Harriett Swiston, Bernice Hahn, Alberta Cyphers, Albert, William, Norman, LeRoy and Donald Horan. Also many nieces and nephews.

There was no prior visitation. Burial was in Acacia Park Cemetery. Relatives and friends are    invited to attend a memorial service Monday, September 16th at 11 AM in Acacia Park Cemetery Chapel, 4215 North Tonawanda Creek Road in the Town of Pendleton. Memorial contributions may be made to Niagara Hospice, Inc., 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY 14094-1231. Arrangements by John O. Roth Funeral Home, Inc., Tonawanda, NY.

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