Sharon L. Gates, 60, of Lakewood, OH, and formerly of Port Clinton, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, July 17, at her residence. She was born in Port Clinton on Dec. 4, 1952, the daughter of Burnell L. and Lois E. (Waggoner) Gates. Sharon worked as a sales associate for Levin Furniture and also worked for K-Mart in Middleburg Heights. She will be greatly missed by her loving family and friends.
Survivors include: Mother: Lois E. (Waggoner) Gates; Father: Burnell L.(Pat) Gates; Sisters: Sandra L. Householder & Diane E. (Daniel E.) Margulies; Nephew & Nieces: Trevor S. Householder, Taryn L. Householder, Magda G. Margulies & Samantha E. Margulies; Great-Nieces: Kayleigh M., Ashley B. & Taylor G. Householder. Sharon was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents: Carl & Elsie Waggoner and paternal grandparents: Harmon & Anna Gates.
Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m., Monday, July 22, in Riverview Cemetery, Port Clinton. Memorial contributions in memory of Sharon may be made to St. John Lutheran Church Sunday School, Port Clinton. Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, 216 Washington St., Port Clinton, has assisted the family with www.walkerfuneralhomes.com.