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Vivian N. Sophiea

September 16, 1921 April 20, 2016
Vivian N. Sophiea
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Obituary for Vivian N. Sophiea

Vivian Nahas Sophiea of Dearborn, died April 20, 2016 at St. Mary Mercy Hospital in Livonia. She was 94 years old. Vivian was born September 16, 1921, in Bentleyville, Pennsylvania to Nora and Illian Nahas.

Vivian graduated from Bentleyville High School and Bethlehem Business School. She married Edward Sophiea in 1953 and together they raised 2 sons. Vivian loved to cook and enjoyed trying different recipes and foods. She had a deep faith and loved life. Her greatest joy however came from spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

A devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend, Vivian was deeply loved and will be sorely missed.

Vivian is survived by her sons, Paul (Elena) Sophiea and Michael “John” (Michele) Sophiea, the original M&M. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Jacquelyn, Rachael, and Marisa, sister, Renee and several nieces and nephews. Vivian is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Edward Sophiea and siblings, Millie, Jennie, Frieda, Alice, Timmie, and Loraine.

A Funeral Service will be held at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, 2160 E. Maple Road, Troy, Thursday, April 28th at 12:45 pm. Friends may visit at church beginning at 12noon. Burial will follow in White Chapel Cemetery, Troy.

Memorials appreciated to Michael Sophiea, c/o Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors, 1368 N. Crooks Road, Clawson, Michigan 48017.


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