NORTH BLOOMFIELD – Sophie Bland, 95, of North Bloomfield, passed away Saturday August 25, 2012 at Trumbull Memorial Hospital.
Sophie was born January 7, 1917 in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of Alexander and Anastasia Romanovich Tcharkovska Teresko.
Sophie was a member of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church.
Sophie loved and raised many flowers. She was a nationally accredited Master Flower Show Judge, a member of the Garden Club of Ohio, a member of the Youngstown Garden Club, a past vice-president of the Trumbull County Garden Forum for many years and a member of the Friendly Garden Club.
Sophie’s husband, John Morris Bland, whom she marries in 1944, passed away in 1992.
Sophie leaves her loving family, son, John T. Bland of North Bloomfield; Two brothers John Teresko of Greene Township and William Teresko of Hinckley and a sister, Rose Kazik of Garfield Heights.
In addition to her parents, Sophie was preceded in death by three brothers, Alexander Teresko who was killed in World War II, Steve Teresko and Simon Teresko.
Calling hours will be Tuesday August 28 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Sinchak & Sons Funeral Home with a Panachida Service at 7:30 PM. The Funeral Service will be Wednesday August 29 at 1:00 PM at St John the Baptist Orthodox Church preceded by a one hour calling hour at the church.
Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Greene Township.
Material tributes may be made to the Friendly Garden Club.
You may visit www.sinchakandsons.com to submit online condolences.