Clotilde Davis

July 19, 1930December 18, 2017

Clotilde Anne (Sokolowski) Davis, 87, of Orleans and formerly Wellesley, MA passed away peacefully on 12/18/17.

Clo was preceded in death by her father, Sergius Sokolowski, her mother, Frances Sokolowski Stachura, and two great influences on her life: her aunts, Helen and Melania Sokolowski.

Clo is survived by her beloved husband of 66 years, Emerson Davis and their 5 children, Jay (Liz) Davis of Long Beach, CA, Paul Davis of Orleans, MA, Jeff (Lisa) Davis of Denton, TX, Anne (Ben) Steverman of Needham and Barry (Julie) Davis of Fairfield, CT. Devoted grandmother to Lauren and Charlie (Karina) Davis, Samantha (Mike) Flaherty, Christine (Fred) Moore, Jack Steverman, Alex and Amanda Davis, Sarah, Blake and Chloe Davis. Treasured Gigi to Bailey and MacKenzie Moore and Jack and Michael Flaherty. Clo is also survived by her brother Serge (Marilyn) Sokol of Frisco, TX.

Born in Chicago Heights, IL, Clo attended high school at Bloom Township in the same town and demonstrated her academic excellence by graduating at the early age of 15. She went on to attend Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, graduating with honors.

Clo loved playing Mah Jongg, gardening, traveling, yoga, attending the Cape Cod Symphony and spending time with her grand and great-grand children. She was a devoted volunteer and friend to many local organizations including Orleans Council on Aging (where she was also a past Board Member), the Cape Cod Hospital Thrift Shop and the St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Orleans. She was also a cherished friend to many in Orleans and the surrounding communities. In addition to loving her family and local community, Clo was forever proud of her Polish heritage and traditions.

Her family would like to extend a special thank you to the Visiting Nurses Association for the kindness and professionalism over the last few weeks.

A memorial service will be held at St. Joan of Arc Church, 61 Canal Rd, Orleans, MA 02653 on Thursday, December 21st at 11:00 AM.

Please direct any donations in lieu of flowers to either the St. Joan of Arc Church, 61 Canal Rd, Orleans, MA 02653; or the Friends to the Council on Aging, 150 Rock Harbor Rd, Orleans, MA 02653.

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