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Sofia Lim

Sofia Lim, age 78, passed away on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, with her caring daughter by her side.

Sofia was an algebra teacher before making her career as a computer programmer for Fayette Bank. After she left her programming position, she worked for many years in the IT Systems and Accounting department for DuPont. She was a devoted member of Calvary Baptist Church in Newark. Sofia enjoyed playing the piano, cooking, and gardening.

Sofia was preceded in death by her husband, Edward. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her daughter, Lori; step-daughter, Esther (Sydney), stepsons, Emmanuel (Cynthia) and Edwin (Linda); siblings, Ellen (Albert), Rita, Lydia (Norman), Winfred (Olive), Vivian (Joseph), and Alfred (Grace); grandchildren, Evan, Delaney, Jon Michael, Benjamin, Heather, and William.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Sofia’s funeral service will be available via live stream only. Family and friends are invited to live stream the service at 11 am on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, by clicking here.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sofia’s memory to Calvary Baptist Church, 215 East Delaware Avenue, Newark, DE 19711.


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6 Condolences for Sofia Lim

  • She was a kind and loving sister. Will miss her.

  • To our dearest Atzi, you will also be in our hearts. Love, Ritz

  • We were looking forward to her spending more time with us, it was sad that we lost one precious year when her communications were oddly, abruptly cut from all siblings! She will forever be missed & in our fond memories.
    – Alfred

  • We missed her for more than a year. Now, she is forever gone. Her loving memories will always be in our hearts.

  • We missed you for more than a year. Now, you are forever gone. Your lovely kind and generous memories will always be with us.

  • So sorry to see this….knew Sofia from church. Such a sweet, kind, gentile lady. She always had a smile!