|Researching Farkas, Radics, Gocza
Photo Date: 1936 Farkas Wedding Photo
Center: Alex Farkas, III and Sophia (Morcello) Farkas, groom and bride.
Behind the groom: Alex Farkas’ parents, Alex Farkas II and Rozalia (Gocza)Farkas – before she died in 1937.
Behind the bride: Sophia Marcello’s parents are on the left (given names unknown).
Far right: The young man to the far right is Steve Farkas, cousin to Alex Farkas III, and son to Steve Farkas II and Katherine (Radics) Farkas.
Indiana South Bend Tribune, Local Obituaries; Monday, April 06, 1970:
Alex Farkas, 56, of Clawson, Mich., a former South Bend resident, died at 6:15 a.m. today in Providence Hospital, Southfield, Mich. He had been in failing health for a year. During his residence in South Bend, he worked for the Singer Manufacturing Co. Born July 30, 1913 in South Bend, he lived here until he moved to Clawson 15 years ago. In 1936 in South Bend, he married Sophie Morcello, who survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Sandra Schillings of Detroit and Miss Cheri Farkas, at home; and three sisters, Mrs. Rose Unger of South Bend, Mrs. Margaret Lockie of Oxnard, Calif., and Mrs. Anne Deka of Niles, Mich. The Gramer Funeral Home, Clawson, is in charge of arrangements.
Family Catholic Prayer Card: confirms birth and death dates. Clawson, Michigan.
Royal Oak, Michigan: The Daily Tribune, Obituaries, Wednesday, June 14, 1978; page 2, col. 1.
Mrs. Sophia Farkas.
A funeral mass for Sophia Farkas, age 65, a 22 year Clawson resident, will be said at 10 a.m., Thursday, at Guardian Angels Church, Clawson. The mass will follow prayers said at 9:30 a.m. at the Gramer Funeral Home, 705 North Main, Clawson.
A rosary will be said at 8:15 p.m., today, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield.
Mrs. Farkas died Monday in Providence Hospital, Southfield. She was born Aug. 28, 1912, in Minneapolis, Minn.
She was a member of the St. David's Guild of the Altar Society at Guardian Angels Church, Clawson.
Her husband, Mr. Alex Farkas, died April 6, 1970.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Ronald (Sandra) Shilling, Clawson and Mrs. Gregory (Cheryl Ann) Dryden, Metairie, La.; a brother, Lawrence Mocello, Ashland, Wis.; six sisters, Mrs. Stanley (Marion) O'Gradney, Chicago, Ill., Mrs. Steve (Frances) Lukas, North Branch, Mrs. Anna Langs, Troy, Mrs. Glenn (Julia) Ottman, Southfield, Mrs. Margaret Picek, Chicago, and Mrs. Thomas (Genevieve) Souyoul, Chicago; and five grandchildren.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the Providence Hospital Cancer Treatment and Research Program, Southfield.
Note: Sophia has six sisters, Marion, Frances, Anna, Julia, Margaret, Genevive, and one brother, Lawrence.
FARKAS , Sophia
Death Date: 12 06 78 Birth Date: 28 August 12
Gender: Female Residence: Clawson, Oakland, Michigan
Place of Death: Southfield, Oakland, Michigan
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