Sophie Wojton

William Snyder Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | April 16, 2019

Sophie Wojton, age 98, of Tampa, Florida, passed peacefully on Sunday April 14 . She was born in East McKeesport, to the late John and Anna Ekiert. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Matthew S Wojton. She was the ultimate housewife, raising their six children and at the same time, supporting Matthew in his many community endeavors. She was a wonderful and loving wife, mother, Sister, aunt, Bubba and friend. She and Matthew spent their married life in Wilmerding, and in 2010 she moved to Zephyrhills, Florida where she divided her time amongst her three daughters. She is survived by her children Carol (Richard) Dziki of Zephyrhills, Florida, Blair Wojton of Glassport, Phyllis (Bill) Beaver of Tampa Florida, Fran (Mike) Hoover of Tampa, Florida, Sta Wojton of Wilmerding, Matt Wojton of Latrobe; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Friends and family will be received on Monday, April 22, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Forgie-Snyder Funeral Home, 1032 Broadway, East McKeesport, 412-823-8083. On Tuesday, April 23, a Celebration of Life will take place starting at 10 am with a Blessing service at 11 am at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Good Shepherd Cemetery in Monroeville. In lieu of flowers the family request donations in Sophie’s name, be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at For online condolences please visit

Originally published April 16, 2019.

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