Sophie Matejak Obituary

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Sophie M. Matejak

June 28, 1921 - July 3, 2014
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June 28, 1921 – July 3, 2014 Sophie, 93, a resident of Arden Courts, in Palos Heights, Illinois passed away on Thursday July 3, 2014 at Palos Community Hospital. Sophie M. Kopec was born June 28, 1921 in Westfield, Massachusetts to Josephine and Joseph Kopec. She was a graduate of West Springfield High School Class of 1939. With her husband and son she moved from Massachusetts to Oak Lawn where she lived for nearly 60 years. A career woman she worked for many years as a telephone operator at Little Company of Mary Hospital. After retiring from there, she went on to work for Sears where she was showcased...

June 28, 1921 – July 3, 2014





Sophie, 93, a resident of Arden Courts, in Palos Heights, Illinois passed away on Thursday July 3, 2014 at Palos Community Hospital.





Sophie M. Kopec was born June 28, 1921 in Westfield, Massachusetts to Josephine and Joseph Kopec. She was a graduate of West Springfield High School Class of 1939.





With her husband and son she moved from Massachusetts to Oak Lawn where she lived for nearly 60 years. A career woman she worked for many years as a telephone operator at Little Company of Mary Hospital. After retiring from there, she went on to work for Sears where she was showcased as an exemplary employee, winning many top sales awards and being featured in professional training videos. Her joyful approach to living was a hallmark of personality. She was an amazing woman and loved by many.





She is survived by her son Michael Matejak of Oak Lawn; nieces Judith McPhail and Laura Bachard and nephew Ronald LaMontagne.





She was predeceased by her husband, Jan L. Matejak who died in 1970.





Her brothers, Stanley Kopec and Alfred Kopec; and sister Emilia Kopec LaMontagne also predeceased her.





She will be buried with her husband at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery on Friday July 25, 2014.





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