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KARAZULAS, Sharon Sharon Stridde Karazulas, 77, died June 8, 2014. She was born in Iron Mountain, Michigan to Elbert William Stridde and Hazele Weimer Stridde. Sharon graduated from Saint Mary's Academy in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and the University of Georgia where she was a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha. Sharon married John Karazulas in 1960 and they were blessed with two wonderful children, Mark and Marni. She participated in many school and civic activities, serving as President of E. Rivers PTA, Zeta Tau Alpha Alumnae Association and Saint Joseph's Hospital Auxiliary. It was at Saint Joseph's that she formed a singing group known as the "Singin Saints". This group performed 1020 times over a twenty-five year period for assisted living and retirement communities, nursing homes and seniors groups. Sharon is survived by her husband and dearest friend, John, her son Mark, her daughter Marni, Mark's wife, Marni, and granddaughters Kaitlyn and Anna. She is also survived by cherished "siblings" Pam, Margi, Beth, and J. and the "Saints". A memorial service to celebrate Sharon's life will be held, Friday June 13, 2014 at 11:00 am at Holy Spirit Catholic Church with a reception/visiation following, In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Merci Boutique of Saint Joseph's Auxiliary for Scholarships, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cancer Home or to the .


Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on June 10, 2014
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