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Obituary Notice – Sheryl J. Zak

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FORESTVILLE:  Sheryl J. Zak, 76, of Allegany Road, Forestville, passed away Tuesday, December 19th, 2023 at her residence with her family by her side.  She was born in Hornell on November 27, 1947, the daughter of the late Joseph and Sharlie (Pitt) Shafer.

  Sheryl was a graduate of Belfast Central School and a graduated from NYC as a Registered Nurse.  She worked as an RN at the former TLC/HN LakeShore Hospital, Irving, retiring after over 30 years of service.

  Sheryl loved to pick berries, bake, go to the Casino, read a good book, watch the Sabres with her dog “Harley”, ride the ATV with her husband Bob on their property and do gardening.

  Survivors include her husband Robert W. Zak of Forestville, whom she married April 16, 1969, in Buffalo, three daughters, Kimberly (Keith) Mages, Kelly (Kenneth) Cook, Robin (Marty) Buczkowski, two sisters, Sharon Emerson, Sally Hall, and three brothers, Keith, Gary & Stan Shafer.  Also surviving are ten grandchildren; Nicholas, Nathan, Nolan, Olivia, Bailey, Kameron, Elijah, Elizabeth, Hannah & Rachael.

  Friends are welcome to call at Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Friday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM.  There will be no funeral service observed.

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