Edward A. “Sonny” Sherba Jr., 67, of Hillside, passed into the loving arms of Jesus, Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at his home.
He was born August 25, 1951 in Latrobe, PA, a son of the late Edward A. Sr. and Florence (Parker) Sherba.
Sonny was a constructional steel painter and sandblaster with the Painters Local 409. He was an avid hunter and woodworker. His family referred to him as Mr. Fixit. There was nothing he couldn’t fix.
Besides his parents Sonny is preceded in death by two sisters Joyce Sherba and Roseann Marie Henry.
Sonny is survived by his devoted wife of 46 ½ years Sandi (Umberger) Sherba of Hillside; one daughter Angela M. Girol and husband Duane of South Park; two sisters Gloria June Hoyman and Carol Sue Ramsey; three grandchildren Sophia, Anthony, and Gianna and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
Family will receive friends for Sonny’s LIFE CELEBRATION 2-4 and 6-8PM Thursday January 31, 2019 at the Matthew X. Merlin Funeral Home, Inc. 529 N. Chestnut St. Derry, PA 724-694-8331.
A funeral service will be held 11:00AM Friday February 1, 2019 in the funeral home with the Pastor James Henigin officiating.
Online condolences may be made to www.merlinfuneralhome.com.
The family would like to express their deep gratitude and admiration to the staff of UPMC Cancer Center, Greensburg, staff of 7 Main and, 7 West Shadyside, and Hillman Cancer Center. A sincere thank you to Dr. David Weber for your support and dedication.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Sonny’s name to Laurel Area Faith in Action PO Box. 854 Latrobe, PA 15650