Shari Lynne Pais, 46, of Huron, passed away Monday, May 28, 2007, in Firelands Regional Medical Center, Sandusky, after being diagnosed with cancer three weeks ago.
She was born Nov. 1, 1960, in Elyria and had lived in Berlin Twp. since 2001, having moved there from Grafton. She was a 1979 graduate of Midview High School and worked as an orthodontic assistant from 1979-90 for Dr. Eisenberg and Dr. Fogel in Elyria. While growing up she was very active with the Indian Ridge Museum in Elyria, as a tour guide and also participating in the Native American celebrations at the museum. She also was a member and current president of the Friends of the Milan-Berlin Libraries, a member of the Berlin Heights Historical Society, and a strong supporter of the Edison Marching Band. She loved attending her son's many sporting events. Besides her family and friends, her greatest loves in life were gardening, tending to her pets, reading and cooking.
She is survived by her husband of almost 17 years, John; her daughter, Hannah; sons, Travis and John; a brother, Brad of Indian Head, Md.; her mother, Barbara (Wineka) of Elyria; and two nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Richard Neuman in 1994.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. Saturday until services at 4 p.m. in Hinman-Tanner Funeral Home, 38 South St., Berlin Heights. Private burial will be in Oak Bluff Cemetery in Berlin Twp.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Friends of the Milan-Berlin Libraries, Box 139, Berlin Heights, OH 44814; Berlin Heights Historical Society, Box 311, Berlin Heights; or the Western Reserve Land Conservancy, PO Box 174, Oberlin, OH 44074.
Condolences may be made to hinmantannerfh.com.