Miriam Elizabeth Sterry, 73, Wildwood, Fla., passed away Aug. 2, 2013, at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Ms. Sterry was born March 3, 1940, in Grand Rapids, Mich., to her parents Richard A. and Virginia Meek. She had worked as a clerical staff member in the health care field. She moved to the area in 1989 from Pawling, N.Y., and was of the Episcopal faith as well a former member of the Order of Eastern Star, where she was a Past Worthy Matron of Croton Lodge #368 in New York. She is survived by her loving sons, Kenneth (Bernadette) Sterry of Pawling, N.Y., and Todd (Lisa) Sterry of Oxford; her father, Richard A. Meek of Leesburg; three sisters, Lyn Hackert of Carmel, N.Y., Judy Schutz of Wildwood and Anne Pearson of Brewster, N.Y.; five grandchildren, Alexis, Kenny, Evan, Jacob and Austin. A private memorial service was held by the family. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the
. On-line condolences may be shared by visiting www.bankspagetheus.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Banks/Page-Theus Funerals and Cremations, Wildwood.
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Published in Sumter County Times on Aug. 8, 2013