Barbara Sorokas

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Barbara Sorokas, age 70, of Rome, died December 25, 2013, at Rome Memorial Hospital, after a brief illness. She was born June 20, 1943, in New York City, the daughter of the late Arthur and Frances Konicka Stubbs. She graduated from Ilion High School in 1961, received degrees from Herkimer Community college and Utica College, and a Masters Degree from Boston University. Her first husband, Thomas Shepherd was killed in action in Vietnam. Barbara later married Thomas Sorokas. She worked in several secretarial positions in her younger years, and later, for 8 years, as a Hospice Bereavement Counselor. Barbara is survived by her husband, Lt Col Thomas P. Sorokas, USAF, Ret'd; five children, Patricia McCallops of Barberton, OH, Robert Sorokas and wife, Laura of Plains, PA, Thomas Shepherd and wife, Leila of Cooksville, MD, Daniel Shepherd and Sara Gordon of Rockville, MD, and Andrew Sorokas and wife, Lilly of Mauertown, VA; 10 grandchildren, Zackary, Samantha, Robert, Aikira, Magnus, Abigail, Laith, Leo, Esher and Mikayla; and a great grandson, Thomas. Funeral services will be held Monday at 10:00 AM from the Barry Funeral Home, 807 W. Chestnut Street, and a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM , at St. Joseph's Church, Lee Center. Burial will be in Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home, Sunday 2 to 5 PM.
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Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 am
Monday, December 30, 2013
Barry Funeral Home
807 West Chestnut Street
Rome, New York, United States
Service Time: 10:00 AM

Interment at: Saratoga National Cemetery

1:00 pm
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Saratoga, New York, United States


When Sunday, December 29th, 2013 2:00pm - 5:00pm Location Barry Funeral Home Address 807 West Chestnut Street Rome, NY 13440-

Service Information

When Monday, December 30th, 2013 11:00am Officiating Msgr. Ronald Bill Location St. Joseph's Church Address Stokes-Lee Center Road Lee Center, NY 13363
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