Tonawanda News


April 17, 2013

Marie W. Sherk

NORTH TONAWANDA — Marie W. (Winkley) Sherk, age 67, of North Tonawanda, Wednesday, April 17, 2013 in DeGraff Memorial Hospital, after a brief illness. Marie was a former Academic Advisor for Bryant & Stratton Business Institute for 30 years. She was an avid crafter and was a member of the Niagara Frontier Craftsmen. She was the owner and operator of  Craft Boutique in East Amherst for 15 years. She was a wife of the late Dean E. Sherk, who died in 1998.

Dear mother of Brian Sherk of Henderson, NV and Heather (Jerry) Goupil of North Tonawanda; grandmother of Regan, Sawyer and Victoria; sister of Donald (Gail) Winkley of Brookfield, CT and Jane Schultz of the Town of Wheatfield. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Fretthold Funeral Home Inc., 1241 Oliver St. at Ward Rd., in North Tonawanda on Friday from 7-9 PM and Saturday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 4th, from the funeral home, at 10 AM. Interment in White Chapel Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Niagara County SPCA, 2100 Lockport Rd., Niagara Falls, NY 14304.

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