Sophia Sliwa

July 28, 1922December 14, 2012

Sophia Sliwa, 90, of Naples, FL passed away on Friday, December 14, 2012 at Avow Hospice in Naples. She spent her 66 years in Buffalo and Niagara Falls, before moving permanently to Naples, FL. Sophia was a homemaker, talented seamstress, avid card player, enjoyed bingo and garage saleing; she also appreciated and collected antiques. She was known as “The Sunshine Lady” in her neighborhood. She is survived by her loving husband of 67 years, John Sliwa; sons, Thomas (Christine) Sliwa, David Sliwa (Patricia McLaughlin); daughter, Susan Foley; grandson, Aaron (Sharon) Mentkowski and three great grandsons, Robbie, Jacob and Brady; two step grandsons, Todd Searles and David (Christine) Searles and their children, Christopher and Jessica. She was predeceased by their youngest son, Michael Sliwa. Donations in Sophia’s memory may be made to Avow Hospice, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105.


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Marilyn Beahan

December 22, 2012

I remember Sophie from Niagara San and was sorry to hear of her passing.
We were both expectant mothers then and both of us had healthy babies - who knew in 1954!
It's good to know she had as full a life as she had. She was a lovely person.
Marilyn Beahan

Theodore Sliwa

December 21, 2012

Dear John & Family,
My Thoughts & Prayers are with you all
Your brother Teddy

doreen & wally czumaj

December 21, 2012

Dear uncle John, Chris ,Tom, Susan,David & Family
So sorry to hear about Aunt Jaxon,she will always holda special place in my heart and will be missed. All the Family back in Buffalo sends our love and sympathies to each of you. Just know that she has a better view to watch over you.
love, doreen & wally

Sue & Gary

December 21, 2012

Dear Aaron & Sharon,
We're so sorry to learn of your grandmother's psssing. May God grant
you His comfort and peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Your Neighbors @#76

Al & Annemarie Giannini

December 18, 2012

Dave, we're very sorry for the anguish we're sure you are feeling. We know how much you loved her.

Margaret & Richard Fritz

December 18, 2012

We are so very sorry for your loss. You know how much we loved Jackie. She was always telling stories and jokes and always had a smile for you. She gave of herself and was always so grateful for all she had. She loved telling us about her kids and grandkids, and most especially she loved her John. She loved telling stories about the "olden" days and their life together. We will surely miss her. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Karen and Phillip Pica

December 18, 2012

Thinking of all of you through this difficult time.
From the heart.