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Sophie (Gumula) Bal

June 1, 1918 October 29, 2011
Sophie (Gumula) Bal
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Sophie (Gumula) Bal, 93, of Ludlow, passed away peacefully on October 29, 2011. Born in Chicopee, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Amelia Gumula. She worked for many years at the Springfield Armory during WWII, also at Chicopee Provision and Westinghouse and then as an LPN at the former Springfield Hospital, also belonging to the Springfield School of Nursing Club. Sophie was the beloved wife of the late Walter Bal, a loving mother of Alexander "Skip" Bal and his wife Lynn, and John Bal and his wife Jeanne, all of Ludlow; a cherished grandmother to Kim, Becky and Drake; an adored great-grandmother to Emily and Nick; was predeceased by a brother; and leaves many loving extended family members and dear friends, especially those at the Ludlow Senior Center. All funeral services were held privately by the family with burial in Hillcrest Park Cemetery.

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