Niagara Gazette

Obituaries

April 27, 2013

Ronda Koban-Sortore

LEWISTON — Ronda Koban-Sortore, 48 years old, passed away on Friday, April 26, 2013 at Niagara Hospice House after a long and courageous battle against cancer. She was born in Niagara Falls on September 18, 1964, the daughter of Dorothy J. (Misch) Koban and the late Ronald R. Koban.

Ronda attended Hyde Park School, Stella Niagara and Niagara Catholic High School. She was a co-owner of Koban's Restaurant and worked as as waitress there since 1980. She was a loan officer for the Buffalo Firefighters Federal Credit Union for 23 years and most recently was appointed as the Lewiston Town Court Clerk. Ronda was a loving and devoted wife, mother, daughter and sister. She was a hockey and baseball mom for her son, Zachary; and a dance mom for her daughter, Andrea.

Ronda is survived by her mother, Dorothy J. (Misch) Koban of Niagara Falls; her husband of 18 years, David A. Sortore; and children, Zachary D. and Andrea G. Sortore, all of Lewiston. She is survived by her sister, Marsha (Jack) Frost; grandmother, Mary Jannotte; mother-in-law, Dorothy Lorraine Sortore, all of Niagara Falls; her devoted friend, Anne Marie DiMino Hepfer; many nieces, nephews; and her pets, Zoe and Riley. Ronda will be sadly missed by all of us who knew her.

Friends may call on Monday from 4-8 PM and on Tuesday from 1-4 PM and 6-8 PM at HISTORIC HOLY TRINITY CHURCH, 1419 Falls Street. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday at 10:00 AM at St. Mary's Church, 259-4th Street with Rev. Jacek P. Mazur  officiating. PLEASE ASSEMBLE AT CHURCH. Private interment in Holy Trinity Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Niagara Hospice, Inc., 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY 14094 or to Historic Holy Trinity Church.                      ARRANGEMENTS BY THE LABUDA FUNERAL HOME, INC. (716) 284-1573.

Visit www.niagara-gazette.com/obituaries for online guest register.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
Featured Ads
House Ads
AP Video
Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN Raw: Deadly Landslide Hits Indian Village Obama Chides House GOP for Pursuing Lawsuit New Bill Aims to Curb Sexual Assault on Campus Russia Counts Cost of New US, EU Sanctions 3Doodler Bring 3-D Printing to Your Hand Six PA Cops Indicted for Robbing Drug Dealers Britain Testing Driverless Cars on Roadways Raw: Thousands Flocking to German Crop Circle At Least 20 Chikungunya Cases in New Jersey Raw: Obama Eats Ribs in Kansas City In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast Raw: Otters Enjoy Water Slides at Japan Zoo NCAA Settles Head-injury Suit, Will Change Rules Raw: Amphibious Landing Practice in Hawaii Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA
Opinion
House Ads
Night & Day
Twitter News
Follow us on twitter
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Front page