Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

William Oliver "Bill" Sherk[1]

Male 1935 - 1997  (62 years)


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  • Name William Oliver "Bill" Sherk 
    Born 27 Mar 1935  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-338683 
    Died 18 Oct 1997  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I338683  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Melvin Sherk,   b. 5 Jan 1904, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1981, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Mary Elizabeth "Bessie" Brown,   b. 28 Nov 1903, , Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1970, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Family ID F247506  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joan Viola Wismer,   b. 25 Sep 1934, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1995, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 19 Oct 1963  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Donna Lynn Sherk
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F247788  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Sherk, William - Peacefully, after a brief battle with cancer, William (Bill) Sherk of Ayr, passed away, on Saturday, Oct. 18, 1997, at St. Mary's General Hospital, Kitchener, in his 63rd year. Bill is predeceased by his loved wife Joan in 1995. Beloved father of Donna and her husband Gregg Forte of Cambridge and loved Papa of Greg, Rose, Mamie, Sarah and Emily. Bill will be missed by his brothers, Raymond and his wife Joan, and Jim and his wife Gail, all of Ayr; sisters, Margaret Makins and her husband Bill of Bayfield, Liz Kostuik and her husband John of Baltimore and Esther Mitchell of Paris; and sister-in-law, Phyllis Sherk of Ayr. Bill is predeceased by his parents, Melvin and Bessie Sherk; brother, Douglas (1992); and infant brother, William. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at the Ayr Chapel, Wm. Kipp Funeral Home, 273 Northumberland Steet [sic], Ayr on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., where a memorial service will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 1997 at 1 p.m. Rev. Fred Nagle officiating. Interment Ayr Cemetery.

      The Waterloo Region Record Oct 20 1997 pg B4

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Melvin Sherk.

    2. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Sherk/ [Wedding rings] Oct. 19, 1963/ William O./ (Bill)/ Mar. 27, 1935/ Oct. 18, 1995/ Joan V./ Wismer/ Sept. 25, 1931/ Apr. 2, 1995/ Beloved parents of Donna

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Mar 1935 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Oct 1963 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Oct 1997 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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