- Alfred Socia
- Date Posted:
- May 27, 2011
- Location of Service:
- St. Mary Catholic Church - Mio
Mr. Alfred E. “Al” Socia, age 77, of Mio, MI, passed away Friday, May 27, 2011 at Mercy Hospital in Grayling.
Al was born on May 17, 1934 in Mt. Clemens, Michigan to Aubrey and Lillian (Nicolai) Socia. He was raised in Mt. Clemens, and married Esther Rose in 1953 The couple lived in Mt. Clemens until they moved to Mio in 1969. T hey owned and operated “Alfie’s Restaurant”. Al was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #7529 of Mio and also a member of St. Mary Catholic Church.
Al is survived by his wife Esther; his daughters: Kathy Morse of Mio; Cheryl (Mike) Anthony of West Branch, MI; Michelle (Pat) Hilley of Gaylord, MI; Pam Stefani of Mio; and Cindy Stienhurst of West Branch, MI; his beloved dog: Cha Cha; his grandchildren: Eric (Becky) Socia; Cliff (Ashley) Morse; Cassandra Morse; Jason (Sara) Socia; Ashley Danhoff; Dylan Stefani ;and Markele Stienhurst; 11 great grandchildren ;his brother Aubrey (Millie) Socia of Fairview; his sisters: Helen Bosel of Prudenville, MI, and Ethel in Florida; and many nieces and nephews. Al was preceded in death by his parents; his daughter Christine; his brother Elmer Socia; and his 3 sisters: Florence Glefke, Margie LaForest, and Dorothy Holmes.
Visitation Tuesday, May 31, 2011 from 1-9 PM at Lashley Funeral Home, Mio, MI with a Vigil Service at 7PM offered by St. Mary Parish; followed by a Rosary offered by the Knights of Columbus #7329 . On Wednesday, June 1, 2011, Al will lie in state from 10 AM until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 AM at St. Mary Catholic Church, Mio, with Fr. Raymond Cotter officiating. Interment at Mentor Township Cemetery, Mio.
Arrangements handled by Lashley Funeral Home, Inc. of Mio, Michigan.
- Location of Services:
- St. Mary Catholic Church - Website
- 100 Deyarmond Street