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Sonia S. Barrett

April 24, 1932 ~ May 1, 2019 (age 87)

Obituary

Sonia Soroka Barrett passed away May 1, 2019 at her home in Savannah, Georgia surrounded by her loving family.

She was born in Belraus, Russia to Petro and Tatiana Katushonak Soroka.  She immigrated to Washington D.C. with her family after World War II at the age of 14.  She was of Russian Orthodox Faith.

She worked as a Banker with the National Bank of Washington for 38 years before retiring.  In 1998, she moved to Hilton Head, SC/Savannah, GA area where she enjoyed retired life with her family.  She was a lover of nature.  She spent her time gardening tulips, her favorite flower, walking and dancing.  She truly valued the time spent outdoors.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Barrett; and a brother, Ivan Soroka.

Surviving are a daughter, Diana O"Neil-Voogd(Paul); a son, David Barrett; a brother, Leon Soroka; two sisters, Valentina Makewelski and Luda Stainbrook; four grandchildren, Christen Cuevas, Tanya Adame, Lauren Barrett and Kayla Barrett; and four great-grandchildren Christopher Cuevas, Thalia Adame, Marco Adame and Chrisitan Adame.

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Services

Memorial Service
Sunday
May 5, 2019

2:30 PM
St.John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Church
4001 17th St. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20011

Funeral Service
Monday
May 6, 2019

10:00 AM
St.John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Church
4001 17th St. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20011

Interment following funeral service
Monday
May 6, 2019

Rock Creek Cemetery
Webster Street and Rock Creek Church Road N.W.
Washington, DC 20009

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