Obituary: Sophie Washenko, 92, of Shelton

Sophie Washenko, 92, of Shelton, employee of the former Waterman Pen Company, receptionist for the former Mecca’s Beauty Salon, wife of the late Nicholas Washenko, died May 23, at the Hewitt Health and Rehab Center, Shelton.

Born in Edwardsville, Pa. on Nov. 27, 1923, daughter of the late John and Pauline Sabovich Kohanowski.

Survived by sons, Nicholas (Eva) Washenko of Shelton, Paul (Ann) Washenko of Orange and Peter (Sue) Washenko of Shelton, six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Also predeceased by a daughter, Barbara Washenko, sisters, Anne Matejek, Mecca and Esther Kohanowski and brother, Charles Kohanowski.  

Memorial contributions: Three Saints Orthodox Church, 26 Howard Avenue, Ansonia.

Wakelee Memorial Funeral Home, Ansonia.