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Sharonlyn A.

June 12, 1944 – October 28, 2018

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Sharonlyn Arenz
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Obituary for Sharonlyn A. Arenz

Sharonlyn (Gerback) Arenz, beloved wife of David Arenz, passed away October 28, 2018 after a brief illness. Sharon was born June 12,1944 in Danbury, CT, to the late Wesley and Elizabeth Gerback.

Sharon and David were married in 2004 in Bermuda. She lived with her husband in Litchfield, where she enjoyed the tranquility of the countryside, wildlife, her pets and gardens. In her retirement, she enjoyed travel to Ormond Beach, FL, the New England coast and Martha’s Vineyard.

She worked 38 years as an administrative assistant in the aerospace industry for Perkin-Elmer/Hughes Aircraft/Goodrich Aerospace of Danbury, working with engineers in several space programs including the Hubble Space Telescope and the Hexagon program.

She is survived by her husband David, daughter Maureen Schwab and her husband Greg, grandchildren Brooke and Mitchell, stepsons Scott and Brian, and many beloved nephews, nieces and great nieces. She was predeceased by two sisters, Irene Weiss and Joan Marasco, and two brothers, Leonard and John Gerback.

In accordance with Sharon’s wishes, no formal service will be held. A celebration of Sharon’s life for her friends and associates is being planned (to be announced shortly) so that we can honor the joy she gave so many.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Little Guild animal shelter, at 285 Sharon Goshen Turnpike, West Cornwall, CT 06796, tel. (860) 672-6346.

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