William Sopek

Memorial Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, August 8, 2023
Abriola Parkview Funeral Home
419 White Plains Rd.
Trumbull, Connecticut, United States

Memorial Contributions

Port 5 NANV 69 Brewster Street Bridgeport, CT 06605

Obituary of William Joseph Sopek

William Joseph Sopek, age 78, of Bridgeport, beloved husband of Priscilla Kuhn Sopek, passed away peacefully on July 30,2023 with his loving family by his side. Born on April 16, 1945 in Bridgeport, he was the son of the late William and Grace Kelemencky Sopek. Bill was a retired Police Officer for the City of Bridgeport with 25 years of dedicated service. A lifelong Bridgeport resident, Bill took pride in patrolling the city and keeping the citizens of Bridgeport safe. He was a U.S Navy veteran serving on the USS WASP and a Veteran Member of Port 5, where he enjoyed fishing off the dock and the camaraderie of the other Port 5 vets.

He enjoyed spending time outdoors hunting and especially salt-water fishing and fresh water fishing with his daughter, Jessica. Bill was an avid pool player and was successful in many area tournaments. He was an avid Pinochle player and looked forward to the weekly "Guys against the Girls" match with his wife, his sister-in-law, Joyce and her husband Carman.

But above all he was a devoted husband and father. He loved spending time with his wife and daughter, creating memories to last a lifetime. He will be truly missed.

In addition to his devoted wife of 53 years, Priscilla, survivors include his cherished daughter, Jessica Sopek Tsutsis, an aunt, Julie Hagan, sister-in-law, Joyce Tuliano and her husband Carman, niece and nephew, Lisa Tuliano and Brian Tuliano and his wife Reyna, great niece and nephew, Brandon and Brianna, as well as many cousins and friends.

Relatives and friends may greet the family on Tuesday, August 8, 2023 from 4 ā€“ 7 p.m. at the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Rd., Trumbull. A private graveside service will take place.

In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make memorial contributions to Port 5 NANV, 69 Brewster Street, Bridgeport, CT 06605.

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