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76 Prospect Street
Rockville-Vernon, CT 06066
Phone: (860) 875-5490
Fax: (860) 872-8200
Raymond Sojka

Raymond Sojka

Thursday, May 22nd, 1924 - Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Raymond Sojka, 95, of Ellington passed away peacefully on 9/19/19. He proudly served in the US Army in WWII. He retired from Hartford Steam Boiler after 42 years. He was the “Voice” and piano player of the Al Soyka Orchestra. He was a very kind and giving husband, father and grandfather who will be truly missed. He leaves behind his daughter; Marcy Sojka-Steppen and her husband Russ, his son; Greg Sojka and his wife Sherri; 2 grandchildren, Ashley Barnard and her husband Chris and Nathan Steppen. The family wishes to thank the entire staff of Fox Hill Center for their wonderful care these past years. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Jeanne Mae Sojka in 2017 and his son David in 1957. Relatives and friends may join the family on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 5-7 at Small & Pietras Funeral Home, 65 Elm st, Rockville. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Joseph Church, Rockville on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 10:00 am. Burial with full military honors will follow at Ellington Center Cemetery, Ellington. For online condolences please visit
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 24th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Tuesday, September 24th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Small & Pietras Funeral Home
    65 Elm St.
    Rockville 06066
  • Service

    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 10:00am
    St. Joseph Church Rockville
    33 West St
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  • Interment

    Ellington Center Cemetery
    95 Maple St.
    ELLINGTON, CT 06029
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Rich, Carol, and Nancy

Posted at 08:31am
God Bless Ray Sojka! Heaven will be full of song from his beautiful voice!
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The Ivy at Ellington

Posted at 10:35am
Marcy, Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
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Gregory Sojka

Posted at 08:32pm
Dad I will miss you greatly. Say hi to mom. love you. your son

Sherri Sojka

Posted at 08:18pm
Dearest Mr Sojka, your strength ,courage, and kindness will love on forever in our Hearts.You will always be with us ,every time We see a sunset or a rainbow or. Blue bird.We are truly blessed and honored that God let you stay with us for 95 years but it will never be long enough.Thank you for raising such a son with the same values as you.I can’t express enough Love and gratitude I have for you You were a man like no other a true gentleman and I will miss you forever Love Sherri

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Posted at 07:50am
Greg: Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
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