Sophia Kollontay – April 7, 2019

Sophia Kollontay  passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family, at Saugeen Memorial Hospital on Sunday, April 7th, 2019 in her 92nd year. Survived by her children Mary (Lee Stokley), Joanne (Bill Hutton), Krystyna (Jean Desjardins), and Stanley (Ann Kollontay).

Proud Nan of Jeffery (Stacey Stokley), Kelly (Geoff Curphey), Marnie Howe (Paul Denneboom), Michelle (Dave O’Brien), Quinn Kollontay, and Cara Beth (Robert Tolton).   Nan will also be dearly missed by her ten great grandchildren.

Predeceased by her husband John (1982), her son Kashmier (2003), and her son-in-law Jack Howe (1999).

Nan had an immense love for gardening and her family, enjoyed the company and beach walks with her dear friend Julie, and took pleasure in nurturing the birds and her pets.

Special thanks to the staff at Elgin Lodge for the wonderful care they provided during her stay. As per Sophia’s wishes, a private family service will be held. If so desired, memorial donations can be made to the Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation.