Canton – Sharon Ann Berry, 72, of Canton, IL, passed away at 9:15 AM on Friday, August 3, 2018, surrounded by her loved ones at her home.
Sharon was born on June 29, 1946 to Russell and Katherine (Skender) Hedden. Both of them preceded her in death. She married John A. Berry on October 13, 1962. She and John raised three children- Sondra (David) Gould of Anna, IL, John Robert “Bob” (Marsha) of Canton, and Valerie (Eric) Harms of Oak Forest, IL. She was the proud “Mimi” of eight grandchildren, Tom, Sean, and Erin Gould; Lauren, Joel, and Emmaline Berry; and Isabelle and Bethany Harms. She had one great-grandson, Adam Gould. Sharon is also survived by one sister, Janet Hedden, her niece, Kelly Hartford Mierkowski, and childhood friend, Reba Mooney.
Sharon graduated from Canton High School and attended Spoon River College. She spent her life raising her children, and she provided a happy and loving home for all who entered. She later worked for School District 66 as a reading and teacher’s aide from which she retired in 2005. A devoted and strong Christian, Sharon attended St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Canton.
Sharon was happiest when she was surrounded by her family and friends. She was a lifetime member of the Croatian Fraternal Lodge.
Funeral service will be held at 10 AM on Monday, August 6, 2018 at Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL. Burial will follow at Wrights Cemetery in Rural Lewistown, IL. A visitation will be held from 4-6 PM on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at the funeral home. Memorials can be made to Harbor Light Hospice. To view Sharon’s DVD or to make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com
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