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David R. Sokoloski

David Richard Sokoloski, 86, of Beaver Falls went to see the Lord on Thursday, December 30, 2021 at Brighton Rehab & Wellness Center following an illness.

Born May 31, 1935 in Ellwood City, he was the son of the late Albert “Red” and Mary Zak Sokoloski.

David was a graduate of Lincoln High School. He served in the Army and was stationed in Panama. After his service in the Army, David worked until his retirement from the B&W. He was a current member of St. Monica Church in Chippewa. David was a member of the Pennsylvania and Beaver County Fruit and Vegetable Growers. He worked at the Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg for many years. David attended farmers markets in Beaver, Ambridge, and Beaver Falls. He loved farming and was famous for his potatoes, asparagus, and green onions. He was also known for helping friends and neighbors in need.

Survivors include four children, David, Lynn, Donald, and Doug; sister, Audrey (Bob) Bober; brother, Frank (Jo Ellen) Sokoloski; his long time and caring friend Pat Schry; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Thanks to his special nephew Joey Sokoloski who was always there for his uncle.

In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by his twin sister Dorothy Laveing and his youngest sister Catherine Aiken.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the Holy Redeemer Church, Ellwood City, on January 4, 2022 at 11:00 am with Father Mark Thomas officiating.

Interment will follow in Holy Redeemer Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family would like memorial contributions to be sent to the Pennsylvania Fruit and Vegetable Growers 815 Middle Rd. Richfield PA, 17086 or the organization of your choice.

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