It is with great sadness that the family of Sherry Mae (Kunkleman) Sanders announces her passing after an extended illness, on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, at the age of 63 years.
She was born on Aug. 12, 1955, in Chambersburg, a daughter of the late Benjamin Franklin Kunkleman II and Goldie E. (Ingram) Bolen.
Sherry retired from the Letterkenny Army Depot as an Artillery Mechanic in June of 2000, after 25 years of service.
In her free time, she enjoyed camping, watching NASCAR, and trips to Las Vegas. Sherry always really enjoyed swimming and was known to say that she believed that she was born a fish in another life.
She will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 15 years, John D. Sanders of Shippensburg; her son, Jeremy Thompson of Chambersburg; four sisters, Deborah (Kunkleman) Diehl and husband, Larry, of Shippensburg, Donna (Bolen) James and husband, Douglas, of Chambersburg, Arlene Bolen of Conway, South Carolina, and Marilyn (Bolen) Thomas and husband, Thomas, of Chambersburg; five brothers, Clifford Gontz and wife, Sarah, of Shippensburg, Dennis Kunkleman and wife, Joann, of Scotland, Benjamin Kunkleman and wife, Arliss, of Shippensburg, Barry Kunkleman and wife, Gail, of Shippensburg, and Donald Bolen Jr., and wife, Tulay, of Samsun, Turkey; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her mother and father, Sherry was preceded in death by her stepfather, Donald S. Bolen Sr., and one sister, Karen Lynn (Bolen) Johnston.
A private funeral service will be held for her immediate family in memory of Sherry, at the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium Inc., Shippensburg. Pastor Daniel E. Cluck will officiate. Interment will also be private. There will be no public viewing or visitation.
Online condolences may be expressed at: www.fogelsanger-brickerfuneralhome.com.