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Stanko, Sharon

Stanko, Sharon

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a dearly loved daughter, sister and aunt, Sharon Stanko, at the age of 68 at Hospice Niagara on June 14, 2019.  Sharon passed away peacefully and with dignity following a brief and courageous battle with cancer. Sharon is predeceased by her father Norman (2010) and is survived by her mother Helen, sisters, Linda, Kathy Maheu (Denis) brother Gary as well as nephews Adam and Denis. She will be fondly remembered by her cousins, aunts and uncles. Sharon was a former employee of Niagara Home Service and Sobeys.


No words can express our gratitude for the wonderful care, compassion and support given to Sharon by the staff at Hospice Niagara. We would also like to express our thanks to those who visited, called, sent cards and flowers. Your kindness was very much appreciated by Sharon.


Cremation has taken place. As per Sharon’s wishes there will be no visitation or service. Donations can be made to Hospice Niagara in her memory. Arrangements entrusted to Passfield Mortuary Services. On line condolences can be made at


  • Susan (Durie) Kennedy Posted June 15, 2019 12:14 pm

    So sorry to hear of Sharon’s passing. Condolences to the Stanko family. May your memories give you comfort during this difficult time. Rest in peace Sharon.

  • Debbie (Capell) Biller Posted June 15, 2019 1:56 pm

    Dear Linda,
    I was very sorry to read the sad news about Sharon. My condolences to you and your family.
    Take care,

  • Diane and Ross Holmes Posted June 15, 2019 9:19 pm

    Dear Helen, Linda, Kathy, Gary and Family: We were so sorry to learn of Sharon’s passing. Sharon was my good friend all through our public and high school years – sharing happy times together at house parties and social events. Ross and I will always remember Sharon’s thoughtfulness and generosity as Maid of Honour at our wedding and we will always have warm memories and a special place in our hearts for Sharon. Love, Diane and Ross Holmes

  • Dolly and Clicker Taylor Posted June 15, 2019 11:46 pm

    We are so very sorry to hear of Sharon’s sudden passing.Having known Sharon for m any years she was a beautiful girl inside and out. I’m sure she’ll be dearly missed by all who knew her. Our condolences and deepest sympathy to all the family! RIP Sharon.

  • Mary (MAGEE) Ruthven Posted June 16, 2019 6:21 pm

    My condolences Linda to you and your family. I am sorry for your sister’s passing.

  • Linda Stsnko Posted June 18, 2019 12:32 am

    Thank you for the beautiful comment. Sharon was a fighter right to the very end. She is in better place now no more suffering. Linda and family.

  • Pat (Ostap) Kowalchuk Posted June 18, 2019 11:46 am

    My condolences to Helen Stanko and family. Knowing Sharon for over 60 years has left an empty spot in me. Rest In Peace Sharon!

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