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Sophie Pechin

March 13, 1933 — November 16, 2021

Sophie F. Pechin passed away on November 16, 2021 at 5:00 a.m.  She was born March 13, 1933 the daughter of Andrew and Bessie (Chaday) Fedyk.  She was the widow of Robert W. Pechin, Jr.

Sophie graduated from Phoenixville High School in 1951 and attended the Pierce School, Philadelphia on a full Soroptimist Scholarship.  She graduated in 1952.

She attended Ursinus College until her marriage to Robert W. Pechin, Jr., a graduate of the Wharton School, University of Penn.

She was employed at the former Valley Forge General Hospital from 1952 to 1972.  She was Secretary to the Chief of the Department of Surgery until the hospital closed.  She transferred to the AFPRO, USAF, King of Prussia working on the Satellite and missile programs.  She retired in 1988 as an Industrial Specialist.

After retirement she and her husband wintered at their condominium in Clearwater, FL.  Following her husband's death, she moved permanently to Florida before returning to Pennsylvania in 2014.

She was an avid golfer and was a member of Meadowbrook Golf Club for many years.  She was also a member of several leagues in the area.

She also enjoyed painting, travel and embroidery.

Surviving are her sister, Anne Scott; her niece Pam Estes, Texas, and nephews, Jeffrey Knipe, Maryland, Doug Valenteen, Limerick, PA and Terry Valenteen, California.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Michael and sisters, Mary, Helen, and Rose.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass at Saint Aloysius Catholic Church, 223 Beech St., Pottstown, PA on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

Burial will follow in St. Ann Cemetery, Phoenixville, PA

A viewing will be held on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until10:00 a.m. in the Gathering Center at church.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be given to Sisters of St. Joseph, P.O. Box 38, Flourtown, PA or St. Jude Children's Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, TX 38101.

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