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Elizabeth (Kopko) Sottile

November 8, 1926 ~ August 9, 2022 (age 95)

Obituary


Elizabeth Sottile, 95, passed away on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, in White Plains, NY. Elizabeth (Betty) was born on November 8, 1926 in Yonkers, NY to Michael and Anna Kopko. She graduated from Yonkers High School in 1942. Elizabeth married Frank P Sottile on March 06, 1948. The couple had four children. Betty was best known for her love of family, great home cooking and later in life her love of golf, bowling and painting. Betty was compassionate, loyal and dedicated to those in her life. Her strength and fortitude were admired by all - she was a true role model.

Elizabeth is survived by her loving children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren; daughter Kathy Culla (husband James Culla) , her only son Frank D Sottile, (wife Pattie Fournier) and by Debbie McGrath
(husband John McGrath and Doreen Capp (husband Randy Capp) - her daughters mostly affectionately referred to as "the twins". She is also survived by five grandchildren - Peter Sottile, Stephanie Harris, Melanie Stiles, Brendan McGrath and Connor McGrath as well as three great grandchildren - Adam and Oliver Sottile and Nathan Harris.

Elizabeth is preceded in death by Frank P Sottile, her beloved husband and Anna Leszio Kopko, her devoted mother. One of seven children, Elizabeth is also survived by her older sister, Margie DellaValle.

Calling hours for Elizabeth will be held at the Ballard-Durand Funeral Home in Elmsford on Thursday, August 11, from 4PM to 7PM with a praying of the Rosary to immediately follow. A Funeral Mass will be held Friday, August 12 at 10AM at the Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Elmsford, NY. A final viewing will be held at the funeral home for family members at 9AM Friday morning. Elizabeth's final resting place will be next to her deceased husband, Frank, at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY. 

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Memorial donations can be made in Elizabeth's name to Taylor Your Care Home Healthcare Services and the Alzheimer's Association-Hudson Valley Chapter. See the bottom of the page for links to donation sites.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
August 11, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ballard-Durand Funeral & Cremation Services (Elmsford)
72 E Main Street
Elmsford, NY 10523

Rosary
Thursday
August 11, 2022

7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Ballard-Durand Funeral & Cremation Services (Elmsford)
72 E Main Street
Elmsford, NY 10523

Mass of Christian Burial
Friday
August 12, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Elmsford)
59 East Main Street
Elmsford, NY 10523

Reception
Friday
August 12, 2022

12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
American Italian Club of Elmsford
11 N. Lawn Avenue
Elmsford, NY 10523

Entombment
Friday
August 12, 2022

Gate of Heaven Cemetery
10 W Stevens Avenue
Hawthorne, NY 10532

Donations

Taylor Your Care Home Healthcare Services
141 Parkway Road #7, Bronxville NY 10708
Web: https://www.gofundme.com/f/the-elderly-stay-home?utm_campaign=p_cf+share-flow-1&utm_medium=sms&utm_s

Alzheimer's Association-Hudson Valley Chapter
Web: https://www.alz.org/hudsonvalley/helping_you/virtual-programs-offered

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