Sharyn Cloke

Sharyn Ann Cloke

1945 - 2011

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Sharyn A. Cloke "Clokey" Elmira: Age 65, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 surrounded by her loving family. She was the daughter of the late Leo J. and Jennie (Orzechowski) Barry. Sharyn was also predeceased by her daughter Kristin Cloke Erbach and brother Spencer Barry. She is survived by her loving husband of 44 years Edward J. Cloke; children, Amy E. Scaramucci with husband Jimmy of Littleton MA and their children, Jack and Nina; Matthew E. Cloke of Boulder CO; Edward L. Cloke of Elmira with his daughters, Gabriella and Cassandra; Sarah A. Keenan with husband Peter of Dorchester MA who are expecting their first child within weeks; and Megan K. Cloke of Dorchester MA; Kristin's husband Thomas Erbach Jr. of Elmira with their daughter Samantha; aunt Alice Gazda of Rhode Island; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Mary Ann Lepkowski of Horseheads, Marguerite and Kevin McDonough of Endwell NY, Kathleen Cloke of Elmira, Patricia and Joe Call of Elmira, Joseph and Nancy Cloke of Elmira; many nieces and nephews. She was affectionately known as "Clokey" by the numerous children she provided day care for over a 30 year period. Sharyn was a long time communicant of St. Mary's Church. She was an active member, and former past president, of the Ladies Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians. Sharyn was an avid reader. She enjoyed knitting and looked forward to the meetings with the knitting club on Wednesday evenings. Sharyn's greatest love was for her family and close behind was her passion for the Boston Red Sox. Those wishing to remember Sharyn may do so with donations to either, Holy Family Catholic Schools, 1012 Davis St., Elmira NY 14901 or Notre Dame High School, 1400 Maple Ave, Elmira NY 14904. There will be no prior calling hours. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, May 7, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Church, Elmira. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the Southern Tier Hospice nurses who cared for Sharyn over the last two weeks and the staff at the Falck Cancer Center for their care of Sharyn over the last two years. The officers and members of the Ladies Division of the A.O.H. will assemble at St. Mary's Church on Saturday, May 7th at 10:45 a.m. in honor of our departed sister, Sharyn Cloke. Signed, Mary Ellen Alllington, president
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