Stanley Sokol(1923 - 2017)

Sokol, Stanley S. Formerly of Chicago's Norwood Park, U.S. Army 81st Infantry Staff Sergeant WWII Veteran landed with General MacArthur at the Battle of Leyte. Cherished son of the late John B. and Stella M. (nee Hujar) Sokol; devoted brother of Alice I. (late Alexander) General; dearest uncle of Dr. Wayne R. (Lucinda) General; dear cousin and friend of many. Mr. Sokol was an accomplished and noted author of "The Artists of Poland: A Biographical Dictionary from the 14th Century to the Present" and of "The Polish Biographical Dictionary." He was vice-president of the Alliance of Polish Clubs from 1984 to 1986, president of the Henryk "Henry" Wieniawski Chorus from 1983 to 1990, and vice president of the Leczan Social Club for over 35 years. Listed in the 1985 'Who's Who' Registry. Mr. Sokol was a retired radiology technician for over 35 years of dedicated service with Michigan Avenue X-Ray Lab and North Shore Radiologist Technicians. Family and friends are invited to gather on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m Mass of Christian Burial at St. Thecla Church, 6725 West Devon Ave. (at Oak Park Ave.), Chicago. Private Interment St. Adalbert Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Thornridge Funeral Home (Janusz Family Funeral Service) 708-460-2300 or thornridgefuneralhomes.com

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Funeral Home

Thornridge Funeral Home
14318 S. LaGrange Road  Orland Park, IL 60462
(708) 460-2300

Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Dec. 31, 2017