Beatrice “Bea” Sorino, 68, of Lorain, died Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at the home of her son, Thomas. She was born December 11, 1945 in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania and attended Canonsburg schools and Canon McMillan High School. She relocated to Lorain and had been a resident here for over 50 years.
Bea was a Presbyterian and a former member of the United Presbyterian Church in Canonsburg. The joy of her life was being a wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother and spending time with her family. They enjoyed her great cooking, especially her lasagna, which they expected every holiday. She will be greatly missed by her beloved Chug, Gotti.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory sons, Anthony “Tony” and Thomas, both of Lorain; grandsons, Thomas M. (Tiffany), Dominic (Cecilia), and Dimitri Sorino of Lorain, and Kevin (Lindsey) and Brittany Sorino, both of Elyria; great-granddaughter, Jessica Sorino of Elyria; sister, Rosemary Carpetta (John) of Canonsburg; brother-in-law, Robert Sorino, Sr. of Lorain; sisters-in-law, Rosemarie (Larry) Oldfield and Jacqueline “Jackie” (Steve) Pintur, both of Elyria; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Anthony R. Sorino on September 26, 2013; granddaughter, Anastasia Jessie Sorino in 1999; parents, Thomas L. and Zelma M. (nee Montigny) Powell; brother and sister-in-law, Eugene T. and Kathy Powell; brother, Raymond L. Powell; nephews, Gerome Powell and Robert Sorino, Jr.
The family will receive friends Friday, May 9, 2014, 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 P.M., at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave., Lorain. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 10, 2014, at 10:30 A.M., in the funeral chapel. Elder Mark Naro, of the Church of Jesus Christ Restored Gospel in Lorain, will officiate. Private family burial will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Friendship Animal Protective League, 8303 Murray Ridge Road, Elyria, OH 44035.