The Tonawanda News
Cecilia A. (Sally) Sondel, 95, of North Tonawanda, died Thursday, January 30, 2014, at Buffalo General Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was employed at Wurlitzer Company as an assembly worker and North Tonawanda Board of Education as a cleaner. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Cecilia loved working with her hands doing crafts and needlepoint. She was a lifelong member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish and Stephen Sikora Post 1322 Auxiliary.
She was predeceased by her parents, Michael and Anna (nee Czerwonka) Rydzik; husband, Joseph Sondel; sisters, Mary, Valeria "Viola" Polek and Julianna "Ginger" Leslie; brothers, John, Anthony, Walter and Stanley Rydzik. She is survived by her son, Robert (Marigail) Sondel; brother, Joseph (Mary) Rydzik and many nieces and nephews.
Family will be present to receive relatives and friends on Sunday, February 2, 2014, from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM and Monday, February 3, 2014, from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Colucci Funeral Home, 652 Oliver St., North Tonawanda, NY (692-4917). A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at 9:30AM by Reverend Gary Szczepankiewicz at Our Lady of Czestochowa R.C. Church, 626 Oliver Street, North Tonawanda, NY. FAMILY AND FRIENDS PLEASE ASSEMBLE AT CHURCH. An interment service will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Flowers are graciously declined and memorials can be made in Cecilia's memory to a charity of your choice.
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