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Sophia Bober

February 23, 2013
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

BOBER, Sophia Stella Kocur Kuca, 92, of Wheeling died Thursday, February 21, 2013, at Liza's Place, Wheeling.

She was born August 18, 1920, in Wheeling WV, the daughter of the late John and Caroline Kucar Kuca Sr.

She was a member of St Alphonsus Catholic Church, a member of the former St. Ladislaus Catholic Church, South Wheeling and a Thursday Night Ladies Guild.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Frank John Bober in 1995, five brothers, Michael, Matthew, Frank, John Jr. and Joseph, two sisters, Cecilia Harris and Mary Bober, two sons-in-law, Simone DePasquale and Philip Ray.

Surviving are a son, Ambrose Bober and his wife, Sharon, of Wheeling; two daughters, Gloria DePasquale of Fort Wayne, IN., Terri Ray of Hope Sound, FL; a brother, Eddie Kuca of Benwood; two sisters, Blanche Richard of Wheeling and Ann McNeil of Weirton; six grandchildren, Michele Ray Harris, Jason DePasquale, Lisa Miehle, Justin DePasquale. Jonathan Ray and Alicia Himmelrick; nine great- grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, great- nieces and great-nephews.

Friends will be received on Sunday, February 24, 2013, from 4-8 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, (304) 242- 2311.

Rosary Devotions will be said at 7 p.m. on Sunday. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, February 25, 2013, at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Wheeling, with the Rev. John P Mulcahy as celebrant. Interment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Eternal Word Television Network, (EWTN), 5817 Old Leeds Road, Irondale, AL 35210; or Liza's Place, 308 Mt. St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, WV 26003.

Personal condolences may be offered to the family at

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