Mrs. Sally Ann Lerch, 69, of N. Utica, passed away Friday, February 18, 2022 at Faxton-St. Luke’s healthcare in New Hartford.
Sally was born in Queens, NY, on September 12, 1952, the daughter of James P. and Bertha (Costello) Hoopes and received her education in NY City. On August 19, 1988, Sally was united in marriage with Louis H. Lerch, II. Prior to marriage, Sally was employed as an office aide in NY City. She was an outdoor enthusiast who loved camping, fishing, boating and especially swimming. She also enjoyed bowling and watching Olympic figure skating. Sally was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in N. Utica. Sally loved Jehovah God, and she especially loved talking to others and sharing what Bible promises about the resurrection, and Gods promises about living forever in a paradise on earth.
Mrs. Lerch is survived by her loving husband, Louis; two brothers, James P. Hoopes, Jr. of NY City and Peter Hoopes of Queens, NY; one sister, Susan Barbato of Orange, MA, as well as several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service, via a zoom link, will be held on Sunday March 6, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. For further information and to receive the zoom link, please contact the family. Sally will be laid to rest in Forest Hill Cemetery in Utica at the convenience of the family.
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We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Herkimer Road Location - Heintz Funeral Service Inc.