WOOSTER Sharon J. Power, 62, of Wooster passed away Monday, October 14, 2013 at her home.
She was born November 11, 1950 in Wooster, the daughter of Donald R. and Vera DeVore Tolbert. She married Steve P. Power on September 9, 1972. He survives.
Sharon was a 1970 graduate of Triway High School and the Paul C. Hayes Technical School in 1971 where she received a degree as a dental assistant. She was the first Homemaker Aide for the City of Wooster and the first one in Wayne County from 1976-1978. She received her STNA degree in 2003 as a Home Health Aide and worked at Cambridge Home Health.
She loved to work on craft projects for family and friends and strangers, she loved to draw and read romance novels. Sharon listened to country music and liked to travel to North Carolina to see the grandkids and all over to visit with friends.
She was loved by everyone and had a very positive optimistic attitude.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Crystal D. Power of Wooster, a son Philip A. (April) Power of Garner, North Carolina, a grandson Caleb (age 5) and a granddaughter Mazzy (age 2) and a sister Karen Nickle of Wooster. Also survived by 5 nieces and 8 nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Kathy Wilkinson.
Friends will be received at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster on Thursday evening, October 17, 2013 from 6-8:00 p.m.
A service of Christian burial will be held on Friday, October 18, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Stephen Moran officiating.
Those who wish may make contributions to LifeCare Hospice, 2525 Back Orrville Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.
Life Care Hospice, 2525 Back Orrville Rd., Wooster, OH 44691
Service of Christian Burial on Friday, October 18, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Stephen Moran officiating.
Thursday evening, October 17, 2013 from 6-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home