Maria Sipocz

December 23, 1925 ~ April 29, 2021 (age 95)


Maria Sipocz, 95 of Niles, passed away on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at Woodland Terrace at Longmeadow.

Maria was born on December 23, 1925 in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico to the late Juan and Carmen Soto.

On January 21, 1956 she married Stephen A. Sipocz who passed away in 2011.

She is also preceded in death by her parents and 4 sisters and 2 brothers.

Surviving Maria are her children; Frances (Dennis) Sipocz-Richardson of LaPorte, IN, Steve Sipocz of Niles, Sandra (Kevin) Sipocz-Runyon of Niles; grandchildren, Aaron Richardson of Chicago, Robin Richardson of Vermont, Mark (Carmen) Richardson, Kristine (Josh) Ostrom of Mishawaka, Kayla (Bob) Beauchamp of Niles, Amy (Mike) Benson of Kalamazoo and Larry Landis, Jr. of Ft. Wayne.  Maria was also blessed with 12 great grandchildren.

Maria was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church in Niles and was a long time member of the Christian Mothers Group.  She was also a member of the National Audubon Society.  Maria was known for her love of birds.  She enjoyed making miniature dollhouses and crocheting.  Maria loved tending her flower gardens.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 2:00pm at St. Mark Catholic Church 3 N. 19th St. in Niles.  A Rosary will be prayed in the church at 1:30pm.  Burial will follow the funeral service at Calvary Cemetery in Niles.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Halbritter Wickens Funeral Services 615 E. Main St. Niles.

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Memorials in Maria’s name may be made to St. Mark Catholic Church or to Caring Circle Hospice.

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May 4, 2021

1:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Halbritter Wickens Funeral Services
615 E Main Street
Niles, MI 49120

May 4, 2021

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
St. Mark Catholic Church (Niles)

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