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Aug. 23, 1947 – March 3, 2014

Christina M. Sonne, a retired rehabilitation counselor at Erie County Medical Center, died Monday in Beechwood Continuing Care, Getzville. She was 66.

Ms. Sonne was born in Buffalo and graduated from the University of Rochester. She obtained a master’s degree from the University at Buffalo. She resided in Kenmore and Williamsville.

Ms. Sonne worked as a rehab counselor at Erie County Medical Center and held various positions in discharge planning there, retiring in May 2006. She was also an associate professor at the University at Buffalo in the department of rehab counseling.

Ms. Sonne was an avid bridge player, especially in her retirement. She was chairwoman of bridge clubs for UB Women, Suburban Women and Twentieth Century Club. In addition, she was a bridge player at the Amherst Senior Center and Brookfield Country Club.

She was affiliated with St. Joseph University Catholic Church.

She is survived by her husband, Philip C. Noe.

A memorial Mass will be offered at 11 a.m. April 5 in St. Joseph Church, 3269 Main St.