Sherri Lynn Hunker-Longenette

January 16, 1969 - July 6, 2021
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Sherri Lynn Hunker-Longenette, 52, of New Philadelphia, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at her home.

A daughter of Debra (Mowls) Garabrandt and the late Thomas Hunker, Sherri was born January 16, 1969 at Dover, Ohio.

Sherri graduated from New Philadelphia High School in 1987.  During her school year…

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Sherri Lynn Hunker-Longenette, 52, of New Philadelphia, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at her home.

A daughter of Debra (Mowls) Garabrandt and the late Thomas Hunker, Sherri was born January 16, 1969 at Dover, Ohio.

Sherri graduated from New Philadelphia High School in 1987.  During her school years she was active in gymnastics, cheerleading and the dance squad.  Following her graduation, Sherri attended the Airline Academy in Kissimmee, Florida.

She was a well-known bartender and waitress having formerly worked at Don Pancho’s at New Philadelphia and Rey’s Route 62 Bar and Grill at Alliance.  Most recently she worked at Twice Treasured in downtown New Philadelphia.  Sherri also served as a caregiver for many years.

Sherri will also be remembered for her artistic talents of drawing and painting as well as for her love of celebrating Halloween.

She is survived by her mother Debbie (John Vaughan) Garabrandt; her daughter, Summer (fiancé, Ross Greiner) Longenette; a sister, Samantha (Skip) Hanenkrat; a brother, Josh (Leigh Ann) Hunker; an aunt, Sheila (Al) Amos; cousins, Jim Couch, Pam (Craig) Outman and Steve (Kristie) Amos along with many other extended family members and dear friends.

Sherri was preceded in death by her father; both sets of her grandparents and an aunt, Gladys Campbell.

In keeping with Sherri’s wishes, cremation will take place through the care of the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia.  A memorial service celebrating Sherri’s life will be held on July 14, 2021 at 7 p.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Greg Clay officiating.  The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. prior to the service.

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Date: Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Time: 5:00 pm

End Time: 7:00 pm

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

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116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Time: 7:00 pm

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

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Born: January 16, 1969
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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Randy and Loretta Farley posted on 7/16/21

Debbie and family, We are so saddened by Sherri's passing. Please know that you are in our thoughts at this time of loss. If there is anything we can do to help you at this time, please let us know. We love you.

 

Sherry Miller posted on 7/14/21

Thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Pat Hobart and family.

 

Joe & Cindy Parsons posted on 7/13/21

Deb and Family, Please accept our deepest condolences. The ones we love are never gone, they will always live within our hearts and memories. Hugs!

 

Vikki Brick posted on 7/13/21

Deb & Summer I think about the old days taking Sherri to gymnastics She was so talented And at halloween going to Haunted Houses Remember the better days Rest in peace Sherri

 

Barbara Mils posted on 7/13/21

Deb, I am very sorry for your loss.

 

Nijazi Azemi Ozzy posted on 7/11/21

Sorry for your loss Miss.Debbi from Ozzy and Family .

 

Darlene Ren Family posted on 7/11/21

Sorry for your loss Debbie I'm here for you any time.

 

Bonnie Jo (Ellis) Young posted on 7/11/21

Truly sorry to read of Sherri's passing. I remember her fondly from the YMCA gymnastics team. Sympathies to her family and friends.

 

Jack & MaryRuth Gintz posted on 7/10/21

Sending our deepest sympathy.Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

 

Alan Landkrohn posted on 7/9/21

I'm so sorry Deb and All of your family. If you need anything let me know! Sherri was a very bright light in my life, if even for a short time. I will miss her deeply!

 

Alice Moreland posted on 7/9/21

Debbie I'm so sorry for your loss. Just know she is with her Dad and Grandparents. She is no longer in pain and suffering. Alice Moreland

 

Twyla & Bill (Mowls) McCartney posted on 7/9/21

Deb: Sherri was a beautiful young lady with a heart of gold and so much life to live. I can't imagine how you must feel in this time of sorrow, please know God walks with us at all times, through the good and rough times. . If you need anything, please reach out, I'm always here for you. Love You!

 

Kim Kinsey posted on 7/9/21

Rest In Peace Sherry. You were the best cheerleader. My deepest sympathies for the family.

 

Kim Kinsey posted on 7/9/21

My deepest sympathies to the family I love Sherry Hunker I grew up with her so sorry to hear this.

 

Kathy Kail posted on 7/9/21

May you rest in peace Sheri a guardian Angel ? for Summer and your Mom now dive deep with the dolphins girlfriend

 

Kimberly ball posted on 7/8/21

I just can't wrap my head around this...you were a sweet girl with so much love to give to everyone. I will miss our talks and our friendships everyday till we meet again...I love you

 

Karol Swegheimer Martin posted on 7/8/21

My heart is breaking for you Deb and Summer in this heartbreaking time. God Bless you and family .Many prayers for you and family..

 

Julie Tripodi posted on 7/8/21

Our friendship was a blessing and I will always cherish our time together. God bless. I love you!

 

RUTH & BILL KNECHT posted on 7/8/21

Deb my heart aches for you and your family. May God's love give you all strengfh and comfort. Your all in my thougbts and prayers. Hugs

 

Sharon Grahl posted on 7/8/21

God Bless this young woman. She is an angel to look after her family. May god be with the family and know that everyone loves her and her family. Please god give the family peace and love them in there time of need. May god bless the family in their time of need.

 

Sharon Dietz posted on 7/8/21

Thinking of you all at this difficult time. Prayers and thoughts for Sherry and her family.

 

Kathy Acree posted on 7/8/21

Debi. I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family!

 

Karen McAbier Mortimer posted on 7/8/21

Dear Deb and Family I was so sad to here of the loss of your beautiful daughter My Sincere and deepest Sympathy’s go out to you God Bless you all

 

Alicia Ward posted on 7/8/21

My heart goes out to the whole family which I feel has been a big part of my life/family for many many years. Sherri you had so many years ahead of you but now you’ve left us with a hole in our hearts. Rest In Peace!

 

Terry Geers and Lori Spittle posted on 7/8/21

So sorry for your loss! Thoughts and prayers to the family! Thinking of you all at this most difficult time! Hugs!

 

Jon lemasters posted on 7/8/21

So sorry for your loss Deb..

 

kimberly walton, Massarelli posted on 7/8/21

My Deepest Sympathy to Sherri's Mom and Daughter and to everyone who loved her !!! I'm so sorry for your loss !!! Rest in Peace Sherri !!!

 

Vicki Dalpiaz posted on 7/8/21

Summer, Debbie, and family, I'm so sorry for your loss. I will miss Sherri's crazy laugh and the stories we shared. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. If I can do anything please call. Love, Aunt Vicki & Lou

 

Becky Pierce posted on 7/8/21

Deb and family, We are so very sorry for the loss of your daughter. Our hearts go out to you all at this difficult time. With deepest sympathy, Rusty and Becky Pierce

 

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