Mary P (Pavlick) Soroka

Born: Tue., Apr. 7, 1931
Died: Thu., Jan. 16, 2020


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Tue., Jan. 21, 2020
Location: Stephen J Sherman Funeral Home

Divine Liturgy

11:00 AM Wed., Jan. 22, 2020
Location: St Johns Orthodox Church

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Mary P. Soroka, 88, of Sharpsville passed away peacefully on Thursday January 16th, 2020 in Sharon Regional Hospital following a brief illness.
Mary was born on April 7th, 1931 to John and Katherine (Orenchek) Pavlick in Sharon, PA. She graduated from Sharpsville High School Class of 1949. Following her graduation, she worked for General Motors on the assembly line until she retired in 2003. Mary also worked for Bell Telephone as operator supervisor. On January 21st, 1962 she married her husband, the late John Soroka, who passed away on January 17th, 1991.
She was a lifelong and devout member of St. John’s Orthodox Church. Mary was also a member Sharpsville VFW and the Sharpsville American Legion. Her and fellow telephone operators formed the “Ding Dong Club” of which she was a member for many years. Mary was always active in the community and enjoyed socializing wherever she went. She always enjoyed spending time visiting her grandchildren in Virginia Beach.
She is survived by her son, Nicholas Alexander Soroka of Sharpsville, PA , daughter, Dorene M. (Jamie) Caron of Virginia Beach, VA, grandchildren, Alex Caron and Madison Caron.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents, husband, John, brothers John, George, Andrew, Joseph, and Paul Pavlick, also 2 infant siblings.
Friends may call Tuesday January 21st, 2020 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at SHERMAN Funeral Home & Cremation Service 2201 Highland Rd. Hermitage, PA.
Funeral Divine Liturgy will be held Wednesday January 22nd, 2020 at 11:00 am in St. John’s Orthodox Church 3180 Morefield Rd. Hermitage, PA with Father David Mastroberte, officiating. Friends are welcome to meet directly at church.
Burial will take place in St. John’s Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the charity of donors’ choice.
Arrangements entrusted to the SHERMAN Funeral Home & Cremation Service

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Ronald Pavlick
   Posted Sat January 18, 2020

MONET'S GARDEN BASKET was sent by Ron Pavlick.

With Love... Diane, Ron, Kristin and Jonathan Pavlick

David Sakmar
   Posted Sun January 19, 2020

MONET'S GARDEN TABLE BASKET was sent by David and Lisa Sakmar.

With deep sympathy for you loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. (From David and Lisa Sakmar)

Joe Harper
   Posted Mon January 20, 2020
I enjoyed working alongside Mary, on the assembly line at GM. She was kind, she was smart and she was tough. Condolences to the family.

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