Elfriede Parthe-Sommer
Wednesday
11
July

Visitation

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Morton Funeral Home / Ridgewood Chapels
663 Grandview Ave.
Ridgewood, New York, United States
Wednesday
11
July

Visitation

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Morton Funeral Home / Ridgewood Chapels
663 Grandview Ave.
Ridgewood, New York, United States
Thursday
12
July

Funeral Mass

10:00 am
Thursday, July 12, 2018
St. Aloysius R.C. Church
382 Onderdonk Avenue
Ridgewood, New York, United States

Interment

St Marys Cemetery
East Main Street
Port Jervis, New York, United States

Obituary of Elfriede Parthe-Sommer

Elfriede Parthe-Sommer, 74, of Whitestone, New York, passed away at home on July 8th, 2018 after an illness.  Born April 25th, 1944 in Kukendorf, Gottschee, she is predeceased by her parents Josef and Maria (Koenig) Widmer, and her late husband Franz Parthe.

 

Elfriede loved art, calligraphy, reading but most importantly being manager of Gottscheer Hall in Ridgewood, NY.  She was passionate about preserving the dying language and culture of the Gottscheer people.

 

Survivors are her husband Joseph Sommer, her brother Walter Widmer and wife Patricia of Salt Lake City, Utah, daughter Karin Meisl and husband Robert of Franklin Square, New York and daughter Sonya Parthe of Whitestone, New York. Also her 3 stepchildren Ingrid Samperi, Werner Sommer and Joseph Sommer, her grandson Robert Franz, her step grandchildren Skylar, Dylan, Stephanie, Joseph, Jennifer and Julia, and her nieces and nephews Peter, Irmgard, DJ, Erika and Gina.

In lieu of flowers, Elfriede Parthe Sommer requested donations be made to either St. Jude's Children's Hospital or SmileTrain:

 

https://www.stjude.org/

 

https://my.smiletrain.org/

 

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