Sophie H. (Watroba) Krupanski
Sophie H. (Watroba) Krupanski, 93, longtime resident
of Topsfield Road, Ipswich, and wife of the late Louis J. Krupanski, died
Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers
following a brief illness.
Born in Ipswich, the daughter of the late Stanley and
Mary (Staciak) Watroba, Sophie was a lifelong Ipswich resident and a 1943
graduate of Ipswich Public Schools. Married in the former Sacred Heart
Church in 1947, the Krupanskis made their home and raised their family at
their Topsfield Road home. With a grown family Sophie was employed for
over twenty years as a secretary at Ebinger Brothers Leathers in Ipswich.
Sophie enjoyed her time with family, playing cards
with friends, cooking and baking, solving her beloved crossword puzzles,
and caring for her cats and dogs.
She was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church and Our
Lady of Hope Parish in Ipswich.
Sophie is survived by four children, Susan Krupanski
(Julie White) of Gloucester; James Krupanski (Renay Krupanski) of
Newburyport; Patricia Powell (Chris Connolly) of Exeter, NH, and Anne
Silva of Ipswich; eight grandchildren Alex, Margaret, and Michael
Krupanski; Lindsey Silva; James Silva (Kristina Silva); John Powell, Jr.
(Christine Powell), Matthew, and Jayson Powell; four great grandchildren,
Holden, Brennan, Indigo and Asher Powell and her grand-dog, Bruschi. She
was the sister of the late Edward Watroba, Rose Barbati and Mary Rakoc.
Her funeral Service will be held Monday, July 9 at 2
pm, following an hour of visitation commencing at 1 pm, in the
Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High Street, Ipswich followed by interment
in the Cowles Memorial Cemetery, Ipswich. Family and friends are
respectfully welcomed. Memorial contributions in her name may be made to
Cape Ann Animal Aid, 4 Paws Lane, Gloucester, MA 01930.
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