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Stanley SobieskiStanley B. Sobieski, 96 years old, of Elyria, Ohio died on Sunday, April 15, 2012 at Keystone Point in LaGrange, Ohio following a short illness.

Mr. Sobieski was born Schenectady, New York on April 2, 1916 and came to Elyria in 1928. He served in the United States Army during WWII and received Victory Medal, American Theatre Ribbon, and the European, African, Middle Eastern Ribbon. He was a charter member of St. Jude Catholic Church and was employed by Bendix-Westinghouse for 33 years.

He was a member of VFW Post 1079, Elyria Senior Fellowship, and United Polish Club. An avid bowler and golfer, he had 3 “hole-in ones”.

Surviving are two sons, Robert L. (Elizabeth) Sobieski, M.D. of Akron, Ohio and Richard (Patricia) Sobieski of Penfield, Ohio; one daughter, Kathleen (Gary) Conlin of Grafton, Ohio; eight grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Amelia J. Sobieski in 2003; one son, Steven in 2000; one grandson, Jeffery in 1985; one sister, Jean Cyran; one brother, John Sobieski; and his parents Michael and Mary (nee Poslad) Sobieski.

Friends will be received at the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland Street, Elyria, Ohio on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 from 4-7 P.M. Closing prayers will be on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 10:30 A. M. followed by mass at 11:00 A.M. at St. Jude Catholic Church, 590 Poplar Street, Elyria, Ohio with the Reverend Father Frank P. Kosem, Pastor, officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Elyria, Ohio, with full military honors provided by the VFW, Post 1079. The family would like to thank the staff at Keystone Point for the excellent care their father received.

Memorial contributions may be made to Blessing House, 5440 Grove Ave., Lorain, Ohio.

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brittany jones
sent Thursday, 19 April 2012 20:09
It was a pleasure to care for Stanley at Keystone! I will always remember him playing his harmonica at dinner time and just having a blast!! He surely is an angel!!! He will be missed!!
Docs&Staff Peds of Akron
sent Tuesday, 17 April 2012 06:31
Over the years we have all enjoyed the events and stories of Stanley Sobieski. What a wonderful man. His strength and independence were an inspiration to all of us. Bob always shared the life events. Your devotion to your Dad was a beautiful thing to witness. We all knew your Saturdays were sacred and your "Dad " always came first. You and all your family filled his life with love, laughter and care. We are so happy he was blessed with a long and wonderful life and that his grandchildren and great grandchildren have his wisdom and love in their hearts forever.
Cindi Majoras
sent Monday, 16 April 2012 20:18
My heart goes out to your families on the passing of Uncle Stanley. He was a great guy and what a long life! May you cherish the memories you have and know that he is at peace with the rest of his family. Take care and God bless.
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