Sotir GrabockaOctober 15, 2017
Sotir Grabocka, 78, of Springfield survived by wife, Olimbi Grabocka. Loving father of Petrika and Marjana. Beloved son of Petro and Thomaidha Grabocka. Survived by grandchildren Eda, Jorgeta, Olivia, and Enio and six grand-grandchildren.
He was born and raised in Vithkuq, Albania and moved to the town of Korce, Albania when he was 15 years old. Sotir finished high school as a technical engineer with outstanding grades. He got married to Olimbi at 28 and had a healthy marriage for 52 years. He worked as a director in a construction factory for most of his life and later he worked as a carpenter which was a profession he was skillful at.
Sotir enjoyed long walks and his neighbors always remember him waving at them and greeting them with a smile. His passion was every kind
of sport, especially soccer. He enjoyed the company of his friend Ilo Sheperi here in the United States.
Sotir always reminded his family of birthdays, name days, anniversaries, etc. His family is always going to remember the stories he told from Albania, his smile, and his love for his grandchildren who were the main reason he came to the United States
St. John Chrysostom Albanian Orthodox Church
237 N. 17th Street, Philadelphia PA 19103