Elizabeth Tyson Sosnowski
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
  • St. Michael's Church
    71 Broad Street
    Charleston, SC 29401

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“Our deepest condolences to you and your family. Truly left a Godly heritage as dedicated wife and mother, and much more.Milton ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Milton Costa - Charleston, SC

“To Dr. Sos,Here in Spartanburg from time to time I see and delight in your friend (and our long ago pediatrician) Clarence Lyles. As one of your...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Bill James - Spartanburg, SC

“John and Chris,I am sorry to hear of your loss. I pray that the peace of the lord surrounds you both during this difficult time. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Riddell Perry - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Chris, We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our hearts and prays. She seemed a woman of great faith,this has seen her home with your Father....Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Leta &Wally Beets - Clinton, TN

“Richard our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. She is now back with your father in a beautiful place. She will always be with you. Love...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Leta & Wally Beets - Clinton, TN

“Patti and John...God's blessings on you and your family at this time of mourning. You were certainly blessed by the presence of this wonderful woman!...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Carol & Steve Buddin - SC

“Our thoughts and prayers to her extended family from ours. Endowed with a balance of grace and humor, she is remembered fondly as one of the...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Henry de Saussure Copeland - SC

Elizabeth Tyson Sosnowski, 93, of Wadmalaw Island, South Carolina, widow of Dr. J. Richard Sosnowski entered into eternal rest Monday, June 12, 2017. Her Funeral Service will be held Friday, June 16, 2017 in St. Michael's Church, 71 Broad Street at 1:00 p.m. with a reception to follow in the Parish Hall. Interment will be private. The family will receive friends Thursday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

Elizabeth was born February 13, 1924 in Baltimore, Maryland, daughter of the late James Wood Tyson and Harriett Berry Tyson. She attended William and Mary and was a graduate of Women's Hospital School of Nursing. Elizabeth was an active member of St. Michael's Church. She loved gardening and served as President of the Junior League of Charleston from 1961-1963. Elizabeth was on the board of directors for the origination of Hospice of Charleston and was also a member of the Thursday Club. She will be remembered for her seeking faith and dedication to her Lord Jesus Christ, and for her unwavering faithfulness and love for her husband, Richard and for her family. Elizabeth was endowed with a gift of hospitality, opening her home and her heart to friends well known and to those recently met. She was a gracious lady and a welcoming presence to people from across the Atlantic, to newcomers met on Sunday mornings, from British bishops to Lowcountry locals.

Elizabeth is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth Tyson Sosnowski of Atlanta, GA; two sons: Reverend John S. Sosnowski (Patti) of Sumter, SC and Chris Sosnowski of Wadmalaw Island; four grandchildren: Liza S. McDaniel, Trish S. Lawrence (Newman), Cory S. Prescott (Corey) and Anna S. Finch (Parker); and two great-grandchildren: Allen S. McDaniel and Grace Elizabeth Prescott.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Michael's Church, 71 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401.