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February 7, 2013

Sophie B. (Rowinski) Rampulla Stranger, 94

Haverhill — Sophie B. (Rowinski) Rampulla Stranger, 94, of Haverhill passed away Wednesday, January 30, at Hannah Duston in Haverhill. She was the wife of the late Rocco “Rocky” Rampulla who died 1998 and Walter Stranger who died in 2011. She is survived by her daughter, Joanne K. McClaflin of Seminole, Fla.; her sister, Gertrude Cardarelli of Haverhill; grandchildren, Faith and her husband, Thomas Murray of Ocean Pines, Md., Jeffrey McClaflin and his wife, Tina of Summit Point, W.Va.; great-grandchildren, Thomas Murray, Sarah and Eric McClaflin; sister-in-law, Ellen Rowinski of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; as well as, several nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late, Mary and her husband, Walter Sharis, Ann and her husband, Stanley Lusko, Frank Rowinski and Joseph and his wife, Shirley Rowinski.

ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral Mass was held on Saturday, February 2 at St. John the Baptist Church, Haverhill. Interment followed in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Haverhill. Calling hours were held on Friday at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Bradford Funeral Home. Contributions in her memory may be made to Fidelis Hospice, 25 Railroad Square, Haverhill, MA 01832. To view her complete obituary or to send a condolence to her family, please visit