Sophia was born and raised in Sicily. She married Salvador Petrillo and had 3 children. After Sal died her daughter Dorothy shipped her off to a retirement home called Shady Pines. She then was later forced to move in with Dorothy after the home burned down. She enjoyes Annoying Dorothy, Making Italian dinners and telling picture it stories.
Sophia suffered a stroke a few years ago and that supposedly destroyed the part of her brain that lets her control what comes out of her mouth.