Sophie Hibbs

Newtown: Sophie Hibbs, age 95 of Newtown, PA, died peacefully Sunday in Chandler Hall, Newtown, PA. Mrs. Hibbs was born in Trenton and was the daughter of the late Alexander and Mary Sucha Halko. She resided in Trenton and Ewing Township before moving to Newtown. Sophie's 33 years of work experience included: Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Business and Finance at Rider University, Lawrence Township and prior to that she was the Executive Secretary to the President of Trenton State College, Ewing Township. She was also a founding member of the Rider University Retirees Association. Mrs. Hibbs was a member of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity, Trenton, the Sisterhood of the church and served on the church board for over 35 years. Predeceased by her husband, Ralph L. Hibbs Sr. and siblings, Anna Siess, Joseph Halko Sr. and Helen Mikuliak. She is survived by her children & their spouses, Ralph L. Jr. (Ray) & Carol Hibbs, Ronald A. & Judy Hibbs, Richard S. & Paula Hibbs, Robert M. Sr. & Sandi Hibbs, grandchildren & their spouses, Kristine Hibbs, David & Jennifer Hibbs, Missy & Mike Byrne, Amanda & Scott Roemer, Sydney Hibbs, Rick Hibbs, Robert Hibbs Jr. & Jolene, & Ashley Hibbs, 9 great grandchildren and many nieces & nephews and their families. Funeral services will be Saturday 10:00 AM at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity, 824 Adeline Street, Trenton with Rev. Zinoviy Zharsky officiating. Friends may call Saturday from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM at the church. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity, 824 Adeline St., Trenton, NJ 08610. Arrangements under the direction of Koschek and Porter Funeral Directors, Roebling. Condolences may be sent to www.koschekandporterfuneralhome.com