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Edward E. "Butch" Sosnowski

January 3, 1936 ~ July 13, 2021 (age 85)

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Edward E. “Butch” Sosnowski, 85, of Wilmington, DE. passed away peacefully on Tuesday July 13, 2021 under the loving care of Seasons Hospice at Wilmington Hospital.  Butch was born January 3, 1936 son of the late Walter F. and Genevieve (Balcerski) Sosnowski. He graduated from Wilmington High School. He was a sergeant in the United States Marine Corp. from 1953-1956. He attended Armstrong School of Flooring and Goldey-Beacom College.  He was a Firefighter for the City of Wilmington for 23 years.  He was a substitute teacher for the NCC Vo-Tech School District.  Butch was an avid fisherman and woodworker. He was a devout Catholic and long time parishioner at St. Elizabeth Church.  He was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather. He was predeceased by his daughter Nancy C. Sosnowski, and his sister Christine Sosnowski. He is survived by his wife of 63 years Marie A. (Payne) Sosnowski, his children Maryann Sosnowski Johnston (Chris), Edward M. “Eddie”, Susan M. Norvell (Mike), his grandchildren Paige E. Kafantaris (James), Jack D. Press and Brogan E. Press, his great–granddaughter Alexa Kafantaris, and by his brother, Walter “Sosie” Sosnowski.  Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at St.Thomas the Apostle Church, 301 N. Bancroft Parkway, Wilmington, DE. 19805 on Tuesday July 20, 2021 at 12:30 pm, Burial will follow Mass in the Cathedral Cemetery. Visitation will be held privately. Kindly omit flowers, donations in memory of Butch can be sent to St. Elizabeth Church 809 S. Broom St., Wilmington, De 19805, or to the Oblates Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 87 Childs, MD 21916

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Services

Mass of Christian Burial
Tuesday
July 20, 2021

12:30 PM
St. Thomas The Apostle Church
301 North Bancroft Parkway
Wilmington, DE 19805

Interment
Tuesday
July 20, 2021

1:30 PM
Cathedral Cemetery
2300 Lancaster Ave
Wilmington, DE 19805

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