Helen Sherk

Helen E. Sherk

1917 - 2022

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Obituary of Helen E. Sherk

SHERK - Helen E. (nee Young) Of Tonawanda, NY, passed away peacefully April 16, 2022, at age 104, surrounded by family. Beloved wife of the late Richard E. Sherk; devoted mother of Robert D. (Diane), David A., Richard F. (Edie) Sherk, and the late Norma E. Ryan; also survived by 13 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, along with many nieces, nephews, and dear friends. Helen had a long career in the Buffalo school system teaching 5th grade. She was also a Sunday School teacher for over 50 years. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, reciting poetry, reading non-fiction books, and sharing stories of her travels and early life growing up on a farm. The family would also like to thank the staff at Schofield Residence for their kindness - in particular, the Activities Department, nursing staff, and Hospice of Buffalo. No prior visitation. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Buffalo, Inc. Arrangements by: ERIE COUNTY CREMATION SERVICE, (716) 824-6435, 873 Abbott Rd., Buffalo, NY 14220. Please share your condolences at: www.eriecountycremationservice.com