Sophie T. Pendergast

  • Born: July 23, 1927
  • Died: April 5, 2015
  • Location: Worcester, Massachusetts

Henry-Dirsa Funeral Service

33 Ward St
Worcester, MA 01610

Tel. (508) 756-8346

Tribute & Message From The Family

WORCESTER____Sophie T. (Spiewak) Pendergast, 87, passed away Sunday, April 5, 2015. Her husband, Francis J. Pendergast died in 1980. She is survived by her daughters, Paula Knight and Robin Flynn both of Worcester; five grandchildren, Brian Knight of Los Angeles, CA, Jenna Knight of Denver, CO, Amy Woodsmall and her husband John of Clinton, Leah Flynn of Worcester, and Katie Flynn of Stockbridge, MA; five great grandchildren, Connor Woodsmall, Emily Woodsmall, Ryan Woodsmall, Liam Flynn and Emmett Flynn; several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her three brothers, Chester, Felix and Walter Spiewak and sisters, Stasia Mattrick, Helen Leszczynski and Loretta Obizinski. She was born in Worcester the daughter of John and Catherine (Banach) Spiewak.
Mrs. Pendergast was a certified nurse's aide prior to retiring from Worcester City Hospital. Sophie's life centered on her family and grandchildren. She enjoyed cooking and living with her bird "Millie". The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to Dr. Deborah Ford. To Sophie's friend and helper, Charlotte Sigstad, and to her caregivers at St. Francis Home.
The funeral will be held on Friday, April 10, 2015 from HENRY - DIRSA FUNERAL HOME, 33 Ward St., with a Mass at 11:30 a.m. in Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 34 Ward St. Entombment will be in Notre Dame Cemetery Mausoleum. Calling hours in the funeral home will be on Friday, April 10, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made in honor of her grand-daughter, Katie Flynn to Riverbrook Residence, 4 Ice Glen Road, P.O. 478, Stockbridge, MA 01262. www.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Many happy memories of times spent with Sophie when Amy, Leah, and Katie were younger. She had a long life filled with loving family.
Keep those memories close to your hearts.
You're in our thoughts.
With love,
Auntie Debbie and Uncle Ed

Posted by Debbie Martel - Worcester, MA - family friend   April 09, 2015

So sorry for your loss. One of a kind!!! May she rest in peace and her memory be eternal.
Love, Robin Merty

Posted by Robin Merty Ryan - Worcester, MA - Friend   April 08, 2015

Sorry foe the loss

Posted by Scott Shocik - lanesborough, MA - family friend   April 07, 2015

Love you Nan!!

Posted by Leah - Worcester, MA - Granddaughter   April 07, 2015