Wrisley Funeral Home
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Alice Sophie (Wozniak) Zabka

Calling hours will be Wednesday, February 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Wrisley Funeral Home in South Deerfield. The St. Anne’s Sodality Rosary Confraternity will recite the rosary at 6 p.m. The funeral will be held Thursday, February 23 at 9:15 a.m. at the Wrisley Funeral Home followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at the Holy Family Church. Graveside services will be held in the spring.

SOUTH DEERFIELD – Alice Sophie (Wozniak) Zabka, 92, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 17, 2017 at the Center for Extended Care in Amherst. Born February 27, 1924, in South Deerfield, MA to Victoria (Kolinko) and John Wozniak.


Alice attended Deerfield High School. She married Stanley Zabka on October 29, 1943. They lived their entire lives in South Deerfield.


Alice was predeceased by her husband Stanley in 1976, her beloved son Sonny in 1954, her sister’s Anne Wandeloski, Rose Jakobek, and brother Chester Wozniak.


She leaves her daughter’s Nancy Zabka of South Deerfield, Arlene Skorupski and her husband Henry (Sonny) of Hatfield, grandson Brian Skorupski and his fiancée Kim Mosio of South Deerfield. She is also survived by her sisters Irene Redmond, Josephine Mleczko, brother-in-law Chester Mleczko, brother-in-law Joseph Zabko, and several nieces and nephews.


After raising her children, she worked at Nourse Farm, Frontier Pharmacy, The Candlelight Restaurant, and Yankee Candle. She enjoyed bingo, playing cards, polka dancing, baking cookies, vacationing at Hampton Beach and family outings at Laurel Lake and was a Boston Red Sox fan.


She was a member of the Holy Family Church in South Deerfield where she was an honorary member of the Rosary Confraternity and a member of the St. Anne’s Sodality Rosary Confraternity where she was a past president. She was also a Eucharistic Minister for several years.


Calling hours will be Wednesday, February 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Wrisley Funeral Home in South Deerfield. The St. Anne’s Sodality Rosary Confraternity will recite the rosary at 6 p.m. The funeral will be held Thursday, February 23 at 9:15 a.m. at the Wrisley Funeral Home followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at the Holy Family Church. Graveside services will be held in the spring.


Expressions of sympathy at: www.wrisleyfuneralhome.com