Sharon J. Ferritor

Sharon Jean Ferritor, 62 of rural Leavenworth, passed away Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, at her home. She was born Oct. 29, 1952, in Atchison, Kan., the daughter of Eugene and Ernesta Mary (Falk) Handke.

On Oct. 29, 1983, she married John S. Ferritor in St. Joseph, Mo., he survives of the home. She is also survived by her children, Stephen (Andrea) Thorne of Perry, Kan., Eric (Susie) Thorne of Easton and Ann Magee of Leavenworth; her mother, Mary Handke; her grandchildren, Abigail, Kaylie and Addison; her brother, Steve (Paula) Handke; many cousins and two nephews.

Sharon was an amazing cook and baker. She enjoyed sewing and gardening.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. A funeral service will begin at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Life Connection Ministries at 7th and Pawnee in Leavenworth. Burial will follow at Leavenworth National Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Life Connection Church for Worship Ministries.