Raymond Sofia Obituary

Raymond M. Sofia
Raymond M. Sofia

December 8, 1956 - June 12, 2019
Born in Chicago, IL
Resided in Villa Park, Illinois

Obituary

It is with great sadness we announce Raymond M. Sofia, age 62, of Villa Park, IL, passed away Wednesday evening, June 12, surrounded by his family. Ray is the beloved husband of Melissa Sofia, nee Tully; loving father of Connor and Caitlyn Sofia; cherished son of Frank and the late Joanne Sofia; dear brother of Linda (David) Winter, Nancy (Deno) Verges, sister-in-law Linda and the late David Sofia; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. 

Ray began his early years as a missionary with International Teams. He traveled to many parts of Eastern Europe and Cyprus where his main mission was to bring bibles and the gospel to forbidden areas. Ray later began his career as a printer for Good News Publishers and resided in Villa Park. He enjoyed watching and attending NASCAR and was even able to bring his missionary outreach to these events. Some of his other passions involved train models and rooting for the Chicago Cubs. 

A memorial gathering will be held Saturday, June 15, at DuPage Memorial Chapel in West Chicago, beginning at 1 p.m. until the time of the service at 2 p.m. ­- the address is 951 W. Washington Street. Phone: (630) 293-5200.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the family on their gofundme page at https://www.gofundme.com/f/melissa-sofia-family-health-crisis?utm_medium=sms&utm_source=customer&utm_campaign=p_na+share-sheet&rcid=5b719c6d16064d9988e3c2c7e667c9ff

Or American Cancer Society at donate3.cancer.org or 225 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60610. (312) 372-0471

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DuPage Cremations, Ltd. and Memorial Chapel
951 W. Washington St.
West Chicago, IL US 60185