Denise Ann (Sarkiewicz) Hercules, 44, of New Franklin, Ohio, left this life on Tuesday morning, October 2, 2012.
She was born February 9, 1968 in a military hospital in El Paso, Texas, but lived most of her life in southern Summit County where she had been a long-time member of St. Francis de Sales Church.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Ralph and Sadie Kraus and John and Mary Sarkiewicz, as well as her mother, Ruth Ann. She is survived by her devoted husband of 22 years, Tom; daughter who always makes her proud, Sarah; father, Ralph Sarkiewicz; sister, Melissa; parents-in-law, Tom and Patty Hercules; brothers-in-law, Pat, Tony (Mandy), Joe (Shannon) and Vince Hercules; sisters-in-law, Tammy (Don) Dixon, Maria (Gerard) Neugebauer and Angela Rutherford; a special niece, Kayla Phillips, as well as many other nephews, nieces, in-laws, other relatives, dear friends and her faithful companion, Snickers.
Calling hours will be 3 to 8 p.m. TODAY at House of Eberhardt Funeral Home, 472 W. Turkeyfoot Lake Rd. (Rt. 619). Funeral Mass will be Friday, 10:30 a.m. at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church. Interment at Manchester Cemetery. Donations may be made in Denise's memory to the Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation at EDNF.org