Obituary- Sharon ‘Sheri’ Xvie Hart |

Obituary- Sharon ‘Sheri’ Xvie Hart

A celebration of life will take place Saturday, Sept. 1 for Sharon “Sheri” Xvie Hart, who died Aug. 22, 2001, at the South Lake Tahoe home of longtime friends Cheryl and John Graham, following a valiant eight-year fight against breast cancer. She was 54.

Born Oct. 27, 1946, at Sacamento, Calif., to Robert Eugene and Lenah Ruth Hart, Ms. Hart was raised in Carmichael, Calif. She attended Garfield Elementary School, La Sierra High School and American River College. Twice married, she had no children. Professionally she worked for many years in retail merchandising, serving as salesperson and sales manager for various firms in the Sacramento and San Francisco Bay areas.

In April 1991 she moved to Kailua-Kona on the leeward coast of the Big Island of Hawaii, where she lived until February 2000, serving with distinction as a volunteer for the local chapters of both Alcoholics Anonymous and the American Cancer Society. For the past 11/2 years she had resided at South Lake Tahoe with her dear friends Cheryl and John Graham, to whom she entrusted her final care. She was known for her great beauty, elegance and style, her abiding interest in the lives of others, legion of close friends both in Hawaii and the mainland and for her love of laughter and zest for living.

Survivors include her father, Robert Hart of Carmichael; brother and sister-in-law, Robert Lyn and Carol Hart of Fair Oaks, Calif.; brother, Ronald Lee Hart of Hilo, Hawaii; nephew and niece-in-law, Robert David and Sherri Hart and grand-nephew, Weston Robert Hart, of Folsom, Calif.; niece, Karen Aable of Houston, Texas; aunt, Grace Hart of Fair Oaks; cousin, Varvie Werth of Citrus Heights, Calif.; cousin and cousin-in-law, Chris Hart and Steve Harlin of Fair Oaks; cousins, Susan Archibeck and Phillip Walker, and cousin and cousin-in-law, Georgetta and Robert Kelly, all of California.

A celebration of life will take place at 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 1 at the Odd Fellows Hall, 1831 Howe Ave. in Sacramento.

In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be donated to Hospice of the Lake, 2092 Lake Tahoe Blvd., Suite 500, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 or to the American Cancer Society, 74-5588 Suite R, Pawai Place, Kailua-Kona, Hiawaii 96740.

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