Sharon Soroka

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Beloved wife, mother and grandmother, Sharon Soroka, passed away Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018 after a brief, but courageous battle with cancer.

Born Jan. 29, 1955, she was the daughter of Robert and Margaret Woznock of Ashley. She resided in Ashley most of her life and was educated in Ashley schools. She retired this past November after 36 years of service with the Social Security Administration.

Some of Sharon's many passions were to be a dedicated wife, mother and homemaker for her family, to watch her children Jeff and Jen grow and develop while enjoying their little league games and dance recitals and to babysit her grandchildren, Jeffrey Jr., Joey, Sammy and Emmy, who were most precious to her. She loved to travel to the western national parks and especially enjoyed horseback riding in the mountains of Wyoming She also enjoyed showing her dog, Wyatt, at eastern regional dog shows. She was an active member of the Altar and Rosary Society and Choir of the former Holy Rosary Slovak Church of Ashley. Before her life was cut short, her goal upon retirement was to spend as much time as possible with her adoring grandchildren.

Surviving Sharon are her husband of 41 years, Chuck; son, Jeffrey and his wife, Larissa and their children Jeffrey Jr. and Joey, Harveys Lake; daughter, Jennifer and her fiancée, Jared with their children, Samantha and Emily, Dillsburg; her mother, Margaret Woznock, Dallas; brother, Bobby, Virginia Beach, Va.; brother, Richie and his wife, Vicky, Camp Hill; sister, Margie and her husband, Tom Telford; brother, Ronnie and his wife, Susan, Harveys Lake; many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements are being provided by George A. Strish, Inc. Funeral Services, 105 N. Main St., Ashley. There will be a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated in honor of Sharon at 10 a.m. Friday in St. Leo's/Holy Rosary Church, 33 Manhattan St., Ashley. Friends may call to honor and pay respects to Sharon from 4 to 8 p.m at the funeral home Thursday and from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Friday before the Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Hospital, New York City, who gave her a promising hope of an extended life.
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Published in Citizens' Voice on Feb. 14, 2018