In memory of
SOKOLSKY, Roman Roman Sokolsky, 87, formerly of Hartford, husband of the late Ann (Pryshlak) Sokolsky, passed away on Monday (October 20, 2008). Born on January 9, 1921 in Zavaliv, Ukraine, he was the son of the late Petro and Maria (Szkira) Sokolsky. Roman was a member of St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Church in Hartford, the Ukrainian National Home and the St. Michael's Senior Citizens Society. He was also a member of the Ukrainian Patriarchal Society and the Ukrainian War Veterans-Brotherhood of former soldiers of the Ukrainian National Army. He is survived by his children, sons Roman Sokolsky and Orest Sokolsky and his wife Lucy; his daughter Oresta Baldassari; grandchildren Alana and Nina Baldassari and Alexander Sokolsky and a great-granddaughter, Livia. A Mass of Requiem Liturgy will be held Saturday, October 25 at 10 a.m. at St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Church, 135 Wethersfield Ave, Hartford. Everyone is asked to go directly to the church. Burial will follow in St. Michael's Ukrainian Cemetery, Glastonbury. Calling hours will be TODAY from 5-8 p.m. with a Panachyda service at 7 p.m. at the D'Esopo Funeral Chapel, 277 Folly Brook Blvd, Wethersfield. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the "Veterans' News" in care of Orest Sokolsky, 9 Stakey Farm Road, Southington, CT 06489 or to a charity of your choice. For online expressions of sympathy, please visit www.desopo.com.
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