Deyo, Sharon M.
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Binghamton: Sharon M. Deyo, 62, loving wife, mother and grandmother passed away peacefully in her home and was welcomed into Heaven on Christmas morning. Born April 23, 1950 in Johnson City, NY, the daughter of the late Inez Kauffman and George Baldi. She was also predeceased by her Uncle Dan and Aunt Evelyn Boerl; special cousins, David and Donald Boerl; and mother-in-law, Marion Deyo. She is survived by her loving husband of 39 years, Russell; three daughters, Amy and Matthew Wasser, Julie and Michael Rabideau and Diana Deyo and Ryan Hessberger; and grandsons, William and Benjamin Wasser. Sharon is also survived by Bruce and Jean Kauffman; cousins, Dawn Lowry and Danielle Brown; father-in-law, Frederic Deyo; sisters-in-law, Christine Cook and Dusty Deyo; niece, Leslie Upson; nephew, Stephen Cook; as well as numerous family members and countless friends. A graduate of Johnson City High School, Sharon continued her education at Delhi College, R.I.T, and received her Master's Degree in Dietetics and Food and Nutrition from Marywood University. She was employed by United Health Services for over 35 years as a registered dietician. Sharon married the love of her life, Russell in August of 1973. During their marriage they welcomed three loving daughters into their family. She was a lifetime member of Choconut Center UMC. She enjoyed reading, having lunch with her book club ladies, and loved playing the piano. Throughout her life, Sharon created enduring friendships which her family would say was evident by the endless hours she spent talking on the phone. Sharon and Rusty enjoyed traveling and will especially cherish their time vacationing with family and friends in Sea Isle City, NJ. She had an extensive love for the beach. For fifteen years Sharon battled breast cancer without complaint, maintaining a positive outlook while always managing to put other's needs and worries above her own. Our family would like to give heartfelt thanks to the staff at Broome Oncology and especially to Dr. Ronald Harris. Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 29, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Endwell United Methodist Church, 3301 Watson Blvd., Endwell with Rev. Gary Doupe officiating. Burial will be in Vestal Hills Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the church Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Those wishing may make memorial contributions in Sharon's name to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, P.O. Box 27106, New York, NY 10087-7106 or online at http://www.mskcc.org/giving.
Published in Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin from Dec. 27 to Dec. 29, 2012