Sherry Verelst, 46, of Oakdale, unexpectedly departed this life on Thursday, January 31, 2019 due to a medical condition.
Loving mother of Evan Kelly Henke, Tegan Kade Henke and stepson Dustin James Henke. Beloved daughter of Joyce Toward of Oakdale & Armand J. Verelst III of North Fayette Twp.
Sherry was a graduate of Duquesne University and was employed at Titan Consulting LLC working remotely in the tele-communication field.
Her children were the love of her life. She was an avid animal lover and enjoyed running 5k races, traveling and working with her hands doing sewing, crafting & painting. Sherry was recently in the West Allegheny alumni Christmas concert.
In addition to her parents and children, she is survived by Kelly Henke of Bulger, stepmother Valerie Verelst, brothers Steven (Roberta Wilson) Verelst of Oakdale and Richard (Cassie) Verelst of North Fayette Twp. Also surviving are her nephew Austin Verelst and niece Lillian Verelst, uncles Francis, Dan and Bruce Toward and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Sherry was preceded in death by maternal grandparents George (Red) & Florence (Sis) Toward and paternal grandparents Herman Verelst, Jr. and Albert & Margaret McAteer.
Sherry was a remarkable woman with a beautiful smile who touched the heart of all who met her. She was a wonderful mother, daughter, sister, niece, cousin and friend. Taken too soon, she will be missed by everyone that knew & loved her.
Friends will be received Tuesday, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in the Thomas-Little Funeral Service, Inc., 314 W. Lincoln Avenue, McDonald (724-926-2800) where funeral service will be held Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.
Interment will follow in Robinson Run Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family in care of the funeral home for the future education of her sons.