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March 16, 2014 - 12:47pm

Russell W. Sharick

posted by Howard B. Owens.

Corfu - Russell W. “Russ” Sharick, 88, of Corfu, passed away Wednesday (March 12, 2014) at home surrounded by his loving family.

Russ was born in Depew on December 9, 1925, a son of the late Isaac and Ruth Lockwood Sharick.

Mr. Sharick was a member of the Batavia Masonic Lodge #475 and the Corfu United Presbyterian Church. He was a  U.S. Army Veteran and enjoyed telling everyone his "war stories”. Russ worked for Keebler for many years, Williams Poultry Farm and ran "Russ’ Friendly Service Station" in Batavia. Russell was predeceased by his wives Betty (Shafer) Sharick and Gladys (Rohan) Sharick.

Russ is survived by his beloved wife of 22 years, Eleanor M. Sharick of Corfu, a daughter, Deborah (Frank) Czapeczka of Batavia, a son, Randy (Lisa) Sharick of Corfu, a step-son, Edward (Carol) Beideck of Akron, a step-daughter, Nancy (Richard) Clare of Akron, two brothers, Richard (Martha) Sharick of Texas and Donald (Carole) Sharick of Corfu, along with many nieces and nephews.

Friends and family may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday at the C. B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc. 4-6 East Main Street, Corfu, NY. Funeral services will be held at the Corfu United Presbyterian Church, 63 Allegheny Street, Corfu, NY at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Russell’s name to Crossroads House, PO Box 403 Batavia, NY 14020 or to the Corfu United Presbyterian Church PO Box 159, Corfu, NY 14036.

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