Sophie M. (Chrabascz) Kapinos 89 of 1223 Saugatucket Rd. Wakefield, RI former longtime resident of 369 East St. in Ludlow, MA died Thursday August 14, 2008 in South County Hospital in South Kingston, RI. Born in Ware, MA September 13, 1919 she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Mary (Krol) Chrabascz. Sophie was educated in Ludlow Schools and had worked at the former Springfield Armory, and later worked as a payroll supervisor for Electrolux Co. in Springfield. She had been a member of the former Ludlow Mothers Club, and the Ludlow Polish American Women’s Citizens Club. She was a Communicant of Christ the King Church of Kingston, RI. Sadly her husband Edward T. Kapinos died April 4, 1997, and Son Edwin R. Kapinos died December 28, 1985. She is survived by her daughter Connie E. Lachowicz and her husband Tony of Kingston, RI a grand daughter Stephanie K. Lachowicz and her husband Drew Webster of San Francisco, CA a sister Amelia White of East Longmeadow, MA and her cherished grand dog Ella, and many extended family members. Sophie was also pre-deceased by her brother Edwin Chrabascz killed during World War II and a sister Adele Jurczyk.
Independently Owned and Operated Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home Care for the Community Since 1932
Funeral services celebrating her life will be Tuesday August 19, 2008 with family and friends gathering at the Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home 64 Sewall St. Ludlow, MA at 9 AM A liturgy of Christian Burial will follow at 10 AM in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church 181 Hubbard St. Ludlow Msgr. Homer P. Gosselin will preside. Rites of committal will follow in Hillcrest Park Cemetery.