Sunday, July 18, 2010
Julia A. Julie Pravlik
Julia A. Julie Pravlik (nee Sopko), cherished mother, grandmother, sister and
aunt, passed away on July 18, 2010 after a brief illness, at Kingston of
Vermilion surrounded by her loving family.
Julie was born in Carpentertown,
Pennsylvania on May 22,
1927. She and her beloved husband of 60
years, the late Edward Pravlik, moved to Lorain
shortly after they wed. Following his
retirement, Julie and Ed moved to Clayton, North Carolina where they resided for several years before
returning to Lorain
Throughout her life Julie took great pride in caring for her
husband and her family. She was a superb
cook and enjoyed making traditional Slovak fare such as homemade pierogies
every year at Lent and kiffles at Christmas.
Cooking and spending time with her family are what Julie cherished most
Julies favorite pastime was sitting down with her family to
play a spirited game of cards. She also
enjoyed puzzles, bingo and watching Cash Cab and the Cleveland Indians on
television. By her exemplary example,
together with her husband Ed, she taught her children and grandchildren the
true meaning and importance of family.
Julie was preceded in death by her husband Edward on October
9, 2009. She was also preceded in death
by her mother and father, Michael and Anna (Grec) Sopko, and siblings Joe
Sopko, George Sopko, Mary Harenchar, Helen Testa, Marie DAmato, and Rose
She will be dearly missed by her son Dale (Roxana) of Lorain
and grandchildren Chase, Tonya, Marc and Jennie, son Danny of Benson, N.C., son
David (April) of Berlin Heights and grandchildren Jesse, Jeremy, Joey, Sarah
and Tyler, son Gary of Raleigh, N.C. and grandchildren Doug, Tony, Shea and
Ashley, daughter Sharon (Dean) Arroyo of Lorain and grandchildren Matt and
Kyle, and son Eddie (Wendy) of Benson, N.C. and grandson Johnathan, 15
great-grandchildren and her sister Elizabeth Lucotch of Pennsylvania.
The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo
Funeral Home, 2150 Broadway, Lorain
(440) 244-1961 on Tuesday, July 20, 2010 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. Closing prayers will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday
at 9:20 AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM, Wednesday,
July 21, 2010 at St. Anthony of Padua,
1305 East Erie Avenue,
Lorain, Fr. Richard E. Hudak,
Pastor, officiating. A private burial will be held at a later date at Calvary Cemetery,
Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City,
or Crossroads Hospice, 9775
Rockside Road, Cleveland, OH 44125.
Online condolences may be made using www.rsgfuneralhome.com.
Posted By: RSG Funeral Home @ 6:42:50 PM