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.