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Sheryl Thuman

September 10, 2022

Visitation: MONDAY: August 1st, 2022, 4-8PM at THE DIETRICH FUNERAL HOME, 2480 Kensington Ave., Amherst, NY
Services will be held privately THUMAN – Sheryl (nee Turay)
Passed peacefully at the age of 66, on
July 29, 2022, at her home, surrounded
by her loving family. Sheryl was born
on May 4, 1956 to Eugene and Emily
Turay; she was raised in Dayton, NY,
and is a graduate of Gowanda High
School, Class of 1975. Sheryl married
Karl Thuman, Jr. on August 16, 1975.
Karl and Sheryl worked side by side to
create a very successful construction
company that they ran for 38 years.
They built two homes, raised three
children and four puppies and have
enjoyed six grandchildren and seven
grandpuppies. Their life together was
filled with love, laughter and travel.
Sheryl enjoyed reading, knitting,
loved the Yankees and was an animal
lover. Sheryl is survived by her loving
husband of 46 years, Karl Thuman,
Jr.; her children, Nicole (Matthew)
Lorion, Jacquelyn (Michael) Quintilone
and Stephanie (James) Jordan; her
grandchildren, Avary, Makenzie and
Kennedy Lorion and Chase, Skylar
and Haven Quintilone; and her brother,
Kevin Turay. Those wishing to pay their
respects can attend a visitation at THE
Monday, August 1, 2022, from 4-8 PM.
Per Sheryl’s wishes, a Funeral
will be held privately at the convenience
of the family. One of Sheryl’s greatest
loves was animals. In lieu of flowers,
please consider making a donation to
the Erie County SPCA at 300 Harlem
Rd., Buffalo, NY 14224 or via this
in her honor. Arrangements by THE
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