Sokol, Mary Louise
Birth: Friday, January 24, 1947
Residence: Charlotte Hall, Maryland
Death: Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the age of 72
Laid to Rest: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 in the Trinity Episcopal Church, Charlotte Hall, Maryland
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Mary Louise Sokol, 72, of Charlotte Hall, Maryland passed away on February 23, 2019 at the Charles County Hospice House, surrounded by her family. Mary was the daughter of the late Loren and Grace Weinstock. She attended and graduated from Warren High School, Vincent, Ohio, Class of 1964 and Ohio State University, Class of 1968. She received her Master's Degree in counseling and guidance from University of Alabama in 1971 and a fine arts degree from Corcoran School of Arts, Washington, DC in 2001.
Her vast professional career included working as Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in Leonardtown and La Plata, MD; Operations Director o Spring Dell Center, La Plata; Rehabilitation Director of Fairfax Operations Unlimited, Braddock Road, Virginia; Executive Director, Mt. Vernon Enterprises, Springfield, Virginia; Deputy Health Officer, La Plata; and ran the Social Service grant program at the College of Southern Maryland, La Plata, MD.
An avid nature lover, Mary raised Arabian horses and was an active Audubon Club member. Her talents included playing the clarinet, the guitar along with painting art. Mary traveled extensively throughout the world with her husband and visited countries in Europe, Africa, North America, South America, Middle America, and Asia.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, C. Richard Sokol; son Mark Sokol and his wife Karen Lambertz-Sokol of W denswil, Switzerland; grandson Alex Sokol; sister Verna Hillstrom and her husband Marvin; niece Valerie Hillstrom.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 from 9AM until time of service at 11AM at Raymond Funeral Service, P.A., 5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, Maryland 20646. Interment to follow at Trinity Episcopal Church Cemetery, 9690 Trinity Church Road, Charlotte Hall, Maryland. Memorial contributions may be made to the Charles County Humane Society, P. O. Box 1015, Waldorf, Maryland 20604.