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Frances V. Sopko, 84

February 22, 2009

Frances V. Sopko, 84



JAN. 3, 1925-FEB. 20, 2009

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Frances Virginia Sopko, 84, of Elmcroft and formerly of Hagerstown, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2009.

Born Jan. 3, 1925, in Berkeley County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Walter J. Lewis and Nellie Virginia Grimes Lewis.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 30 years, Peter Sopko, in 1983.

She was a 1943 graduate of Martinsburg High School. She graduated from Shepherd College and later furthered her education through the University of Maryland and Shippensburg University with a master's equivalency in Elementary Education.

She retired from Winter Street School in Hagerstown.

She was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hagerstown, where she was a member of the Philathean Sunday School Class.

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She was a member of the Hagerstown Chapter of the Women's Aglow Organization, the Washington County Retired Teacher's Association, the Fretted Instrument Guild of America, Lincoln Continental Owners Club and the Washington County Historical Society, among others.

She is survived by two brothers, Donald Lewis and William Lewis, both of Hedgesville, W.Va.; nieces; nephews; great-nieces; and great-nephews.

Services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home in Martinsburg. The Rev. Edward Heim will officiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Shepherd University Alumni Scholarship Association, P.O. Box 5000, Shepherdstown, WV 25443.

www.brownfuneralhomeswv.com

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