Sophia M. Truszka

Sophia M. Truszka, age 102, of Chauncey, Ohio, passed away July 29, 2021, at her daughter’s residence, surrounded by her loving family.

Sophia was born September 8, 1918 in Buchtel, Ohio, to Andrew Guy and Sophia Guy. She was a 1936 graduate of Chauncey-Dover High School. Sophia was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church in Athens, where she was in the St. Francis Society and the Catholic Women’s Club. She worked briefly at the Ohio University and belonged to the Athens Senior Citizens.                   

Surviving are her daughters, Patty (Bob) Finnearty of Chauncey and Mary (Jim) Pegram of Pataskala; grandchildren, Angie (Jeff) Anderson of Athens, Bill (Jolie) Finnearty of The Plains, Terri Pegram of Millersport, and Larry (Heather) Pegram of Hebron; great-grandchildren, Reed Anderson, Hannah (Kollin) Gilkey, Sierra Finnearty, Shannon Finnearty, Trey Finnearty, Riley Pegram, Sophia Pegram, and Chris Hoops; and great-great-grandchildren, Colton Hoops, Carlie Hoops, and Raelyn Gilkey.

Sophia was preceded in death by her parents; the love of her life Frank Truszka who passed away in 1971; and siblings, Mary Byers, Louie Guy, Lottie Yonkoski, Andrew Guy Jr., Emma Farrow, Leo Guy, Albert Guy, and Edward Guy.

Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11:00 am Saturday, July 30, 2021, at Christ the King Catholic Church, Athens, Ohio with Rev. Fr. Mark Moore officiating. Burial was in St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery, Buchtel, Ohio.

Calling hours were observed 10:00 – 11:00 am Saturday at the church.

Arrangements are by Warren-Brown Funeral Home in Nelsonville, Ohio.