Mary C. Sherrard, 67, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 in Arcadia, Fla.
She was born July 24, 1946, in Milwaukee, Wis., moving to Arcadia in 1971 from Wisconsin.
It was Mary’s love for animals that led her to become a veterinarian assistant. She worked for the Charlotte Animal Hospital for 17 years. Mary also worked as a short order cook for Slim’s Restaurant in the 1980s and 1990s. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Arcadia.
Mary is survived by her brother, Carlton M. (Anyah) Cook of Oviedo, Fla.; and special friend, Susan Brodowsky of Arcadia. She is preceded in death by her parents, Carlton M. and Mary Caswell Cook; and her beloved husband of 30 years, Ron Sherrard.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Mary’s honor to Desoto County Animal Services, 2048 McKay St., Arcadia, FL 34266. Online condolences may be made at www.pongerkaysgrady.com.
Arrangements are by Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Arcadia.