Helen Gillespie SosnowskiName: Helen Gillespie Sosnowski
Locaton: Holmes Beach
Date of Death: 10/26/2012
Age at death: 90
Helen J. ''Honey'' Gillespie Sosnowski, 90, Holmes Beach, entered eternal life October 26, 2012.
She was born June 5, 1922 in Grand Rapids, MI to Bernard R. and Mary Mildred Freeman Gillespie. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Rev. Robert B. Gillespie, Jack N. Gillespie; sister, Ann Gillespie Cook Casten.
She graduated from Catholic Central High School, ''Class of 40'' in Grand Rapids, MI. She worked for MI Bell Telephone Co. in Grand Rapids, MI.
She was the wife of Edie C. Sosnowski, the love of his life for 57 years and mother of 9 children: Susan A. (Raymond) Avado, Bernard E. (Vicki) Sosnowski, Wally C. (Susie) Sosnowski, Marcia J. (Jack) Neumeyer, Mary Lou (Jack) Avado, Edie, Tom, and Sally A. Sosnowski, Barbara J. (Fritz) Spotleson, Robert J. and Julia A. Sosnowski, Steve M. and Julia A. Sosnowski. Also survived by many nephews, nieces, 22 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.
She was a homemaker, gardener, wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend to all that knew her.
Memorial Mass will be celebrated 11:00 A.M. Tuesday October 30, 2012 at St. Bernard Catholic Church 248 South Harbor Drive Holmes Beach, FL 34217.
Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel 604 43rd Street West, Bradenton, FL 34209 in charge.
In lieu of flowers Memorial donations may be made to Tidewell Hospice, Inc. or of one's choice. She will be missed.