Sophie Louise Grossel
January 25, 1923 - October 28, 2017
Sophie Louise Grossel, age 94, a resident of HarborChase of Plainfield, IL and formerly of Naperville, IL, passed away peacefully on October 28, 2017. She was born on January 25, 1923 in Forest City, PA.
Sophie was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 60 years, Martin Joseph Grossel in 2007. She is survived by her loving daughter, Carol (Mark) Slick of Naperville; her cherished grandchildren, Erika Slick, Lesli (Eric) Langel and Mark Slick; her adored great-grandchildren, Ethan, Maya and Sawyer; her dear sisters, Betty (Joe) Ellul and Dorothy (Ray) Orasin; as well as her nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Mary Kramer and her sisters, Mary (the late Frank) Nienus and Mildred (the late Adam) Cimachowski.
Sophie spent her entire working career as a seamstress in Forest City, PA. She loved to be outdoors and spent countless hours tending to her beautiful gardens.
The Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, November 3, 10:30 AM at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 1215 Modaff Rd., Naperville. A private family inurnment will be held at St. Joseph Cemetery in Forest City, PA. Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Naperville, was entrusted with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Forest City Salvation Army or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.