Sherry J. Favro
1941 - 2015
OLEAN - Sherry J. George of 2821 Fairview Ave., passed away Tuesday (July 14, 2015) at home, surrounded by her loving family, following a lengthy illness.
Sherry was born Dec. 3, 1941, in Olean, a daughter of James E. and Shirley B. "Watson" Favro. On March 25, 1960, at the Free Methodist Church in Olean, she married her loving husband of 55 years, Paul A. George, who survives.
Sherry was a 1959 graduate of Olean High School. She worked in the cafeteria at Hinsdale Central School and in other food service locations.
Sherry and her husband were active members of the Hinsdale United Methodist Church. She loved gardening, cooking, crocheting, games, ceramics and New York Yankees baseball. Above all, she loved her family.
Surviving Sherry, besides her husband, are three children, Jeffrey (Susan) George of Springville, Sasha (Richard) Stafford of Spencerport and Jo-Ann (Daniel) Liberati of Olean; six grandchildren, Jenna Lynn (Roger) Thiele, Paul James E. (Mary A.) Strom, Brent Michael Liberati, Ethan Michael George, Noah Charles George and Simon James George; two great-grandchildren, George Alan and Penelope Eloise Strom; two sisters, Connie Hokanson of Georgia and Sandra Brinegar of California; two sisters-in-law, Lois Favro and Arlene Brice; two brothers-in-law, Robert (Millie) George and Gordon George; and several nieces and nephews.
Sherry was predeceased by her parents; a son, Michael David George; a grandson, Jason Daniel Liberati; and her in-laws, Elmer and Florence George.
Friends may be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday in the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home Inc., 646 E. State St., Olean, where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday (July 18, 2015). Mr. Monroe B. Bishop will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Hinsdale.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Buffalo Office, 315 Alberta Drive, Suite 102, Amherst, NY 14226; or to a charity of the donor's choice.