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William Leonard Sohinki, 91

William Leonard Sohinki, 91

William Leonard Sohinki, 91, of Hendersonville, passed away Sunday, October 12, 2014.

He was a native of Newark, NJ. was a prior resident of Port Lucie, Fla., and a resident of Henderson County for 7 years. He was the son of the late Nathan and Rose Sohinki. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during W.W.II and was a member of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America.

Survivors include his loving wife of 65 years, Estelle Sohinki; daughter, Vicki Corey; sons, Stephen Sohinki, and wife Donna, Jeffrey Sohinki, and wife Marie; grandchildren, Jonathan, Daniel and Matthew Sohinki, Adam and Rachel Corey, and Lauren and Alexis Sohinki.

A funeral will be held at 3 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home with Rabbi Phil Cohen officiating. Private burial will be in the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or

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Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.