Irma Sosnovik

Irma L. Sosnovik

Cooperstown, NY


Irma Lorraine Sosnovik, age 92, formerly of Harmony, NJ, passed away peacefully February 8, 2019.


Born January 25, 1927 in Easton, PA. Daughter of the late Arthur Cressman Foss and Augusta Courtright Foss of Stewartsville, NJ. Married Stephen J. Sosnovik at St. Mary’s Catholic Church: Alpha, NJ, 1955.

 Irma graduated from Phillipsburg HS and Jersey City Medical School of Nursing. She was a Cadet Nurse and worked as a Registered Nurse for several years at Jersey City Medical Center and Bath Veteran’s Hospital in NY. She retired from Warren Hospital Maternity Department, Phillipsburg, NJ, after thirty plus years.

She was a gifted artist and enjoyed spending time with her family. She will be always remembered for her kindness and uncanny ability to always win at gin rummy.

Survivors include: Two sons, Theodore (Roxanne) of Watertown, NY; Edward J. of Blairstown, NJ and two daughters, Rosemarie (Bart) Krauss of Washington Crossing,  PA; Maryann (Gene) Oestman of Cooperstown, NY. Ten grandchildren,  John (Rick) Anderson, James (Ryan) Anderson, Marcus Oestman, Troy Sosnovik, Matthew Sosnovik, Kyle Sosnovik, Amber Sosnovik, Stephanie Sosnovik, Lauren Krauss and Michael Krauss. Nine great-grandchildren, Austin Sosnovik, Stone Sosnovik, Paige Sosnovik, Grace Sosnovik, Brynn Sosnovik, Wyatt Anderson, Julian Anderson, Abrum Gratocos, and Fox Gratocos. In addition, many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Her husband, Stephen, passed away February 5, 1987 and her only brother Lloyd Foss Sr. died June 12, 2016.

A Memorial Service will be held 1PM on Saturday, April 6th at DeVoe Funeral Home 136 West Washington Ave,  Washington, NJ with an internment ceremony to follow at the Pequest Union Cemetery of Great Meadows, NJ.