Sophie D. Egan



       WATERBURY - Mrs. Sophie D. Egan, 96, formerly of Store Ave., died Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Apple Rehab of Watertown. She was the widow of James L. Egan.
       Mrs. Egan was born in Hastings-On-Hudson, NY January 7, 1917 daughter of the late Max and Jennie (Holub) Variwoda and was a graduate of Croft High School in Waterbury.
       Mrs. Egan was very creative and loved painting and cooking and enjoyed spending her winters in Florida since 2002. She loved her time with her daughter, grandsons, and great-grandchildren.
       She is survived by her daughter, Helen E. Kenney of Southbury and Vero Beach, FL, and two grandsons, Robert J. Kenney of Vero Beach, FL, and Mark E. Kenney of Woodbury, four great- grandchildren, Sean Kenney, Timothy James "T.J." Kenney, Mitchell E. Kenney, and Gelia Kenney, one sister, Olga Bannon and her husband John, formerly of Waterbury, and several nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by a sister, Helen.
       Mrs. Egan's family would to thank Apple Rehab of Watertown especially the activity director and staff, and the nursing and nursing aide staff.
       The funeral will be Wednesday March 27, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. from the Murphy Funeral Home, 115 Willow St. to the Basilica of The Immaculate Conception, 74 West Main St. for a Mass at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be in Old St. Joseph Cemetery. Calling hour is Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home.
       In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Hospital Foundation, Inc., 56 Franklin St., Waterbury, CT 06706-9989.

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