SALISBURY, Md. - Sherry Lynn LeCates, 49, of Varysburg, NY and formerly of Salisbury, died on Thursday, January 10, 2013. Born in Salisbury on October 16, 1963 she was the daughter of Jerry and Joan LeCates. She graduated from Wi-Hi in 1981. Sherry was an avid NY Giants fan and enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her great-niece, Monica, who was her sunshine, gardening, Nascar and animals. She coached cheerleading for the Salvation Army Boy's Club and was an honorary member of Salisbury Fire Department Station 2. She will always be remembered to those who love her as a hard worker with a heart of gold and a beautiful smile that could light up a room.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents; Joe and Isabel Ehinger and her paternal grandparents; Mary and Nelson Millman. In addition to her parents, Sherry is survived by her brother; Jerry LeCates and his wife Candy of Texas, her sister; Tammy Shonkwiler and her husband Rod, a niece; Angel Byrd and her husband Bruce, a great-niece, whom she adored; Monica "Mers" Byrd all of Salisbury, her significant other; Keith Hilton of Varysburg, NY and several Aunts, Uncles and Cousins.
A funeral service will be held at 4:00 PM on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at Holloway Funeral Home, P.A., Salisbury. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society of Wicomico County, 5130 Citation Drive, Salisbury, MD 21804. Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, P.A., 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804. To send condolences to the family, please visit Holloway Funeral Home's website.