Sophia A. Kuczarski, 4
June 25, 2012
Sophia Anne Kuczarski, daughter of Rebecca A. (St. Germain) and Eric J. Kuczarski, passed away Monday, June 25, 2012, at UMass Memorial Medical Center, University Campus with her parents by her side. Besides her parents, she leaves her brother Ethan J. and sister Hannah M. Kuczarski. She also leaves her paternal grandparents Glenn and Elaine Kuczarski of Somers, CT and maternal grandfather Joseph St. Germain of Old Lyme, CT; paternal great-grandparents Ronald and Jane Kuczarski of Springfield; aunts and uncles Melissa and Tim Geelan of Guilford, CT, Jon-Paul and Katie St. Germain of Holden, Jodie and Jack Shannon of Trumbull, CT, and Bryan Kuczarski and Kim Logan of Springfield; cousins Dylan, Quinn, and Sawyer Geelan; Anna, Amelia, and Remy St. Germain; and Jack, Jane, and Jordan Shannon. She also leaves many neighborhood, school and church friends. She was predeceased by her maternal grandmother Judith St. Germain.
Sophia was born in Worcester and attended Salem Covenant Nursery School and also attended Sunday School at Greendale People's Church. She took ballet and tap lessons at Greendale Dance Academy and swimming lessons at Clark University. Sophia touched so many lives in a positive way in her short time with us – she was indeed a spitfire; a funny, brave, vibrant, positive, energetic and loving little girl. Sophia, you are our sunshine!
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, June 29, 2012 at Greendale People’s Community Church, 25 Francis Street. A reception in Fisher Hall at the church will follow. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to The Sophia Fund, c/o Bay State Savings Bank, attn: Joseph Ewing, Assistant Branch Manager, 378 Burncoat St., Worcester, MA 01606. Nordgren Memorial Chapel, 300 Lincoln Street is directing arrangements.