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Sonia M. Devine

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Sonia M. Devine, 92, of Bellefontaine, passed away at 5:20 p.m. Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Logan Acres Care Center.

She was born in Cleveland on June 10, 1920, to the late Alex and Nage Wazevich.

On June 14, 1941, she married Donald Edward Devine and he preceded her in death Feb. 15, 1990. She also was preceded in death by two sisters, Rose and Mary; and three brothers, William, Michael and George.

She is survived by her son, Michael Devine of Bellefontaine; three grandchildren, Michael Devine II and Donald T. (Michelle) Devine, both of Russells Point, and Tiffany Devine of Bellefontaine; eight great-grandchildren, Michael Devine III, Amber Frantz, Shawna Devine, Damon Devine, Trenton Devine, Bethany Cruce, Carissa Devine and Diana Devine; a great-great-granddaughter, Kodi Frantz; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Sonia had worked as a proofreader at Merchants and was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church.

An avid bowler, she continued to bowl into her early 90ss and was inducted into the T-P Lanes Bellefontaine Bowling Association Hall of Fame in 1995. She also enjoyed gardening and working in her yard.

Visitation is from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine. Father Patrick Sheridan conducts a Mass of Christian burial at 1 p.m. Saturday at the St. Patrick Catholic Church. Burial is in Calvary Cemetery, Bellefontaine, followed by a mercy meal in Makley Hall, St. Patrick Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick Catholic Church.

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