Funeral services for Bernadette Sovie, age 88, formerly of
Bigelow Street, Ogdensburg, will be held on Saturday, January 3, 2009 at 11:00
a.m. at Notre Dame Church with Rev. F. James Shurtleff officiating. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery in the spring. There will be no public calling hours. Mrs. Sovie passed away Tuesday, December 30,
2008 at Fairport Baptist Nursing Home. Arrangements
are with Frary Funeral Home.
Miss Sovie is survived by nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three brothers,
Norman, Alfred and Ralph Sovie; and two sisters, Emma Hamilton and Hazal
She was born on January 4, 1920 in Ogdensburg, the daughter
of Alfred and Agnes Tyo Sovie. She graduated
from St. Mary’s High School in 1938. In 1941, she graduated from A. Barton
Hepburn School of Nursing. In 1952, she
went to St. Mary’s Hospital where she studied anesthesiology. She retired from Claxton Hepburn Hospital in
1985 after 35 years as a CRN. She was a
member of Notre Dame Parish and the Hepburn Nursing Alumni.
Donations may be made in her memory to the Notre Dame