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Obituary Notice – Sharon P. Pleszewski

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CASSADAGA:  Sharon P. Pleszewski, 77, of Cassadaga, died Sunday, June 25th, 2023 at Buffalo General Medical Center, Buffalo.  She was born in Silver Creek, NY on April 28, 1946, the daughter of the late Carl A. and Bertha Fae (Fitzsimmons) Valvo.

  Sharon was a graduate of Forestville Central School, Class of 1964 and a graduate of Bryant & Stratton College in Buffalo.  She worked as a Telephone Operator for Verizon in Dunkirk, for 30 years.  Sharon enjoyed spending time with family & friends, especially winters with her daughter & son in law in Texas and her outings to the casinos.

  Survivors include a daughter, Amanda (Luke) Duell, of Salado, TX and her beloved dog “Lily”.  Besides her parents she was predeceased by her husband Richard “Dickie” Pleszewski, whom she married on August 3, 1974 in St. Rose of Lima RC Church Forestville and who died October 22, 2018 and a brother Samuel James Valvo.

  A Celebration of Life will be held Friday morning, July 7th 2023 at 11 o’clock from Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville, with Rev. Michael Pollock, pastor of Gage Chapel Community Church, Smith Mills, officiating.  Interment will follow in Forestville Cemetery.

   The family suggests memorials may be made either to Cassadaga American Legion Post #1280, 228 Maple Avenue, Cassadaga, NY 14718 or Charity of One’s Choice.

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1 Comment

  • Jessica
    Posted July 1, 2023 at 1:37 pm

    No words for the void your passing has created but thankful and blessed for the years of friendship, conversations, and silliness. You will be missed, Sharoni. Love you ❤️

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