Sherry Jean Wood

Sherry Jean Wood

Friday, July 2nd, 1943 - Sunday, September 22nd, 2019
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Sherry Jean Wood
July 2, 1943 - September 22, 2019
Sherry J. Wood, 76, of Syracuse was born on July 2, 1943 in Valley Stream, NY. She lived most of her life in Syracuse.

Sherry loved animals and the outdoors. She had a sunny disposition and always brightened everyone's days.

Sherry was preceded in death by her mother, Marian Keane, and by her brother, Donald Wood.

Sherry is survived by her daughter Leah McVicker and her family, husband Robert McVicker and their two daughters, Romy LucĂ­a and Sienna Rose, and by her brother, Gary Wood.

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    Woodlawn Cemetery
    800 Grant Blvd.
    SYRACUSE, NY 13203
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Leah McVicker

Posted at 07:01pm
Saying goodbye was difficult. She was such a bright light in my life. Always an inspiration. My life is so much better for having known and loved her. Sherry, you are home now, and you will be missed.

Leah McVicker

Posted at 07:00pm
After years of detective work (before the Internet!) I found Sherry, my birth mom. My parents immediately welcomed her into our family. Since then we've spent many wonderful days together. We talked. We took walks. I cooked massive amounts of food for us. Sherry flew down to Maryland for my wedding. She loved my daughters and knew how to be silly with them. She was one of the most compassionate, bright and comical people I've ever been privileged to know...

Leah McVicker

Posted at 06:56pm
I don't remember the first time I met Sherry. I was only a minute old. She had just given birth to me. Because of the circumstances we were separated. I went into a foster home and eventually was adopted. My life was good, my family was good. But there was always something missing. Part of my history was hidden away in the state of NY in closed files...

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