Sophie M. Dvorak
Sophie M. Dvorak
  • February 2, 1921 - November 16, 2017
  • Niantic, Connecticut

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Niantic- Sophie M. Dvorak, 96, passed away November 16, 2017 at her home at Crescent Point.
Sophie was born February 2, 1921 in Meriden, the daughter of the late Stephen and Sophie Renkiewicz.
She married the late Frank. C. Dvorak June 29, 1940 at Saints Peter and Paul Church in Norwich and enjoyed 66 years of marriage before he passed away January 6, 2006.
After 20 years of raising a family as a navy wife, Sophie and Frank developed and owned several mobile home parks. She was a collector of many things and loved to travel with her husband in their RV around the US. They also travelled to many places around the world. She loved dancing with her husband and especially enjoyed picnics at the lake. Sophie was very social and enjoyed entertaining the crowd at gatherings with stories from the past. Sophie and Frank were members of the Our Lady of The Lakes Parish in Oakdale, CT.
Sophie is survived by her sons David Dvorak and wife Darlene of Bozrah, Frank Dvorak and his lifetime friend Maurice Cormier of Moosup, daughters Cheryl Shimckus of Canterbury and Susan Levy of East Lyme, by her grandchildren Katie Dvorak and Kristine Dvorak and husband Shaun Doughty.
In addition to her husband and parents, Sophie was predeceased by her siblings Stanley, John and Nellie.
Calling hours will be held at the Labenski Funeral Home, 107 Boswell Ave. on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 from 6 pm to 8 pm. A funeral service will be held Wednesday at the Labenski Funeral Home at 10:30 am. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery in Norwich.
Memorial donations in Sophie's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Salvation Army.
To leave a message of condolence for Sophie's family, please visit her memorial at
The Labenski Funeral Home, is entrusted with arrangements.