A family memorial for Sharon D. (Aldridge) Wozniak, age 74, will be held in West Seneca, New York.
She was born in Buffalo, New York on March 2, 1944 to the late Edward C. and Grace (Hoffman) Aldridge.
In 1962, Sharon graduated from Depew High School, Depew New York. She continued to take various courses from her career at Erie Community College, Buffalo, New York; Charlotte Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, North Carolina; and the US Department of Commerce Training in the Export and Compliance Program.
For 46 years, Sharon was employed by Scott Aviation and Scott Health and Safety Division of TYCO. She worked hard and continued her education and training to advance from the Purchasing Department Secretary to Expeditor, Buyer, Senior Buyer and Purchasing Manager. In 1977, she attained her National Lifetime Purchasing Agent Certification. In 2006, she received her promotion to International Trade Compliance Manager.
Sharon’s love for horses and dogs were a large part of her life. She bred Pembroke Welsh Corgi dogs. She enjoyed the challenge of training and showing her animals in competition. She received many awards for her champions. She was a member of the Quarter Horse Association and the American Kennel Club. She was an active member in the Charlotte Dog Training Club and held various positions over the years including Vice President and President. She also was an active member in the Pembroke Welsh Corgi Club and served as President.
Another interest of Sharon’s was cross stitch and her artwork was displayed in her home. She and husband, Bob, enjoyed art exhibitions, community festivals, travel and dances. Sharon was a resident in Kendal at Granville, Ohio where she served on the Art Committee and participated in the various activities.
She is survived by her brothers, Edward H. Aldridge of Leawood, Kansas and Carl L. (Edwina) Aldridge of Grand Island, New York; sister-in-law, Betty Aldridge of Heath, OH; nieces, nephews, and special friends.
Sharon Aldridge is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert Wozniak; brothers, Robert and James Aldridge; and sister-in-law, Ellen Aldridge.
The family would like to thank nieces, Angela (Ed) Mead, Lisa (Lee) Gillespie, her dear friends, Fred and Jo Anne Frederick, Kendal at Granville Staff and Hospice of Central Ohio Staff for their dedication, love, and care during her illness. Also her friendships made with other Kendal residents and their support of Sharon was so heartwarming and appreciated.
There will be a gathering held on Tuesday October 30, 2018 from 2-4 pm at the Brucker & Kishler Funeral home 985 North Twenty First Street, Newark, Ohio
Memorial contributions may be made to the Kendal at Granville Staff Appreciation Fund, 2158 Columbus Rd, Granville, OH 43023; Foundation for Hospice of Central Ohio, PO Box 458, Newark, OH 43058; or Licking County Humane Society, 825 Thornwood Drive, Heath, OH 43056.
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