Fus­cone, Sher­rie Lynne

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Sher­rie Lynne Fus­cone, nee Ram­sey. Sher­rie was born Novem­ber 13, 1944 in An­der­son, In­di­ana and was the old­est daugh­ter of the late Charles and Estelle Ram­sey She passed away July 15, 2020 in Rock­ford, IL. Dear sis­ter to Su­san John­son and Sheila Ram­sey. Lov­ing mother of Robert Francis and the late David Francis. Cher­ished grand­mother of Daniel Francis. Sher­rie lived most of her life in the Chicagolan­d area, mov­ing to Coun­try­side as a young girl. She stud­ied chem­istry and later nurs­ing, grad­u­at­ing from Harper Col­lege in 1979 and be­com­ing a regis­tered nurse. She was ac­tive po­lit­i­cally – march­ing for women’s rights, help­ing peo­ple to reg­is­ter to vote. She was cre­ative – pub­lish­ing po­ems, short sto­ries, and a novel. She learned to paint and en­joyed work­ing with acrylics. She con­tin­ued her stud­ies at Rock Val­ley Col­lege. She loved an­i­mals and had many dogs over the years. She was a fierce de­fender of her friends and loved ones, help­ing them out in any way she could. Sher­rie be­came ill this year and passed away af­ter a short time in the hos­pi­tal. Vis­i­ta­tion will be at the Ahlgrim and Sons Fu­neral and Cre­ma­tion Ser­vices, 330 W. Golf Road, Schaum­burg Sun­day July 19th from 2:00 PM un­til time of ser­vice at 5:30 PM. She will be in­terred at St. Michael the Ar­changel Cemetery in Pala­tine, next to her son David. Fu­neral in­for­ma­tion or on­line con­do­lences www. ahlgrim­fu­neral.com or 847-882-5580

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