Meadville Tribune

September 16, 2013

Sherry P. Stockton

Meadville Tribune

CONNEAUTVILLE — Sherry P. Stockton, 52, of Conneautville passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, at Good Samaritan Hospice House, Wexford.

She was born Dec. 21, 1960, in East St. Louis, Ill., a daughter of Phillip Aikens and Sharon Newton Aikens Burnes.

Sherry was a 2007 graduate of Edinboro University with a bachelor’s degree in sociology. She had been employed as a case manager for St. Benedict’s in Meadville and Erie.

A loving grandmother, Sherry adored her grandchildren, who meant the world to her, and she cherished her time spent with them.

Survivors include a daughter, Cassandra Stoll and her husband, Mark, of Conneaut Lake; two sons, Gerard Eppig of Pittsburgh and James Stockton II of Meadville; her mother, Sharon Burnes and her husband, Richard, of Cahokia, Ill.; seven grandchildren, Isabella, Sophia, Lillian, Ember, Gregory, Trevor and Trenton; two brothers, William Burnes, and Richard Burnes and his wife, Terry, all of Illinois; a sister, Gwynne Allison and her husband, Pete, of Illinois; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Calling hours will be Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Waid-Coleman Funeral Home, 12422 Conneaut Lake Road, Conneaut Lake, where the funeral service will follow at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Benjamin Travis, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, officiating.

A private family committal service followed by interment will be in Lakeview Cemetery, Conneaut Lake.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lupus Foundation of Pennsylvania, 100 W. Station Square Drive, Suite 1920, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15219.

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