Sheyl Marie Joy

Jul 4, 2014

 Sheyl Marie (Burns) Joy, 55, lost a courageous battle with breast cancer on July 3, 2014.  

She was the beloved wife and sweetheart of Donald Joy for 36 years; dearest daughter of Richard M. Burns (deceased) and Ellen Burns (Giese); adored big sister of Rick Burns (Anna), of Avon Lake, Ohio, and Karen (Mark) Giaco, of Huron; caring sister-in-law of Mike (Kelly), Tom, Bob and Tony (Robin) Joy; cherished aunt of Gregory, Angela, Sarah, Gary, Leah, Mikey and Julianna; loving niece of Edward Giese (deceased) and Carol Burns (John) Schmidt (deceased); precious cousin of Mark (Suzie) Schmidt; (sister by choice) Pamela Perez-Stromeyer (Jim), Catie and John.

Sherry was born Nov. 5, 1958 and lived in the Parma, Ohio, area her entire life. She graduated from Normandy High School in 1977. Sherry was an employee at PSE Parma Credit Union for 23 faithful years. Her last position was head teller at the Strongsville location. 

Sherry will be missed greatly by her co-workers. She had a contagious smile and a positive, warm, enthusiastic personality that made her loved by many friends. She loved Star, her little dog, and loved spending time with her nieces, Angela, Sarah and Leah, doing crafts or just hanging out. She also loved going to Indians games with her brother Rick, his family and mother. Sherry loved and adored spending time with her sister Karen. 

A celebration of Sherry’s life will be 2-7 p.m. Sunday at Ripepi Funenral Home, 5762 Pearl Road (at Snow Road), Parma. Mass of Christian Burial will be at at 11:30 a.m., Monday, July 7, at St. Charles Borromeo Church. Interment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery.  


Ellen, So sorry for your loss. Cannot pretend to imagine what you are going through. Love, Alice & Joe