Obituary : Stephen A. Socha
Stephen A. Socha, 55, of Yardley, Penn., died Monday, Jan. 19, at his home. Born in Trenton, N.J., and formerly of Chilmark, he lived on Martha's Vineyard prior to moving to Yardley this past August.
Mr. Socha was the former owner of Country Carpentry in Martha's Vineyard. He was a graduate of Glassboro State College and a member of Trinity Solebury Episcopal Church, where he was active as a volunteer. He enjoyed sailing and the water. Mr. Socha loved his family and spending time with them, especially his granddaughter Ella.
Son of the late Walter and Esther (Kolb) Socha, he is survived by his wife Victoria "Tori" (Brindle) Socha, his daughter and son-in-law Jennifer P. and David Richardson of Morrisville, Penn., his uncle John Socha (and wife Florence) of Solway, N.Y., his granddaughter Ella Victoria Richardson, and his companion - his dog Phebe.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his memorial service at 11 am on Friday, Jan. 23, at the Trinity Solebury Episcopal Church, 6587 Upper York Rd., (Rt. 263) Solebury, Penn. The Rev. Marshal Shelly will officiate. Interment will be held privately at the convenience of the family.
Friends will be received at the church after 10 am.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to the Trinity Solebury Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 377, Solebury, PA 18963 or to Hope for the Animals, P.O. Box 877, Morrisville PA 19067.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the J. Allen Hooper Funeral Chapel, Morrisville, Penn.