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Sophia Salinger

Obituary for Sophia Salinger

December 27, 2017
North Haven, Connecticut

Loving Wife, Godmother, Aunt, Cousin and Friend


Sophia Salinger, 71 of North Haven, formerly of East Haven and West Haven died suddenly at her home on Wednesday, December 27, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Karl Carlson. Sophia was born in Yugoslavia on October 18, 1946, a daughter of the late Stephen and Tatiana Sergievsky Salinger, and had resided in East Haven and West Haven for many years before moving to North Haven three years ago. She was a graphic artist/designer for the former Chemical Color Place, Bridgeport for over fifteen years. She along with her husband Karl later owned and operated the former Stoney Creek Market of Branford for several years. Her last place of employment was for SARA Group Homes (special needs for adults) in Branford, Guilford and Clinton where she continued to work until her retirement. She loved to travel and was excited to have gone on her last trip to San Antonio, Texas last December. Sophia is survived by her godson Daniel D'Ambrosio and his wife Denise of New Britain, her dear friends Elizabeth Hunt of Orange and Lorrie Koepke of East Haven, a cousin in France, two nieces in Germany, and her beloved four legged companion Oscar, a Boston Terrier. Sophia's family will receive friends on Saturday, January 6th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven. A funeral service will take place at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. Burial will be private. Memorial contributions in Sophia's name may be made to the Halfway Home Rescue, P.O. Box 712, North Haven, CT 06473 or call 203 985-8338.



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