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Sharon Mary (Gilbo) Cieslak

Sharon Mary (Gilbo) Cieslak, age 67, of Erie, passed away on January 9, 2018 at UPMC Hamot.

Born on June 1, 1950 in Syracuse, NY, she was a daughter of the late Russell and June (Smith) Gilbo.

Sharon's hobbies included knitting and crocheting.  She enjoyed motorcycling, and loved gardening and growing flowers.  She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

She will be dearly missed by her loving family.

Sharon is survived by her husband, Michael P. Cieslak of Wesleyville; 3 sons, Thomas Shuhart and his wife, Mary Lou, of Greer, SC, Russell Shuhart and his wife, Vanessa, of Erie, and Michael Cieslak and his wife, Bridget, of Erie;  her daughter, Nicole Cruz and her husband, Paul, of Winder, GA;  1 brother, James Gilbo and his wife, Dottie, of Fairview, PA;  2 sisters, Cathy Johnson of North East, PA, and Geraldine Williams of Florida.  She is also survived by 7 grandchildren, Cortney, Sara, Eriole, Elijah, Alyssa, Michael JR., and Emily; 1 great grandson, Caiden; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her mother and father in law, Edmund and Dorothy (Smith) Cieslak.

Following Sharon's wishes, there will be no viewing or visitation.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Askins Cremation Funeral Services, 8354 Wattsburg Rd., Erie, PA is assisting the family with arrangements.