Doris Ann Sozek of Montclair died on Oct. 1, 2017.

Visitation will be held from 2 to 4  p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 4, at Hugh M. Moriarty Funeral Home, 76 Park St. A funeral will be held at Moriarty Funeral Home on Thursday, Oct. 5, at 9 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Cassian Church, 187 Bellevue Ave. Interment will be at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover.

Ms. Sozek was born on May 12, 1929, in Jersey City, to Raymond Freeh and Marie Walsh.

She graduated from Lincoln High School in 1947 and received an associate’s degree from The Pace School in 1951.

She married George Edward Sozek in 1955.

After her children finished college she went back to school and in 1990, she earned a bachelor’s degree in geography and women’s studies at Montclair State University.

Ms. Sozek was involved in the College Women’s Club of Montclair and Nar-Anon of NJ and was a longtime member and former president of the Verona Garden Club.

She is survived by three children, Greg Sozek of New Jersey; Michael Sozek and his wife, Maryann Morris, of Vermont; and Kevin Sozek of Florida; by her sister Audrey Krommenhoek of New York and by her nephew Rod Krommenhoek.

Memorial donations may be made to the Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042.  To leave online condolences visit