Denise Ann (Sarkiewicx) Hercules, 44, of New Franklin, Ohio, left this life on Tuesday morning, October 2, 2012.
Denise was a loving, devoted mother and wife while she courageously endured the struggles of living with Vascular EDS.
She was born February 9, 1968 in a military hospital in El Paso, Texas, but lived most of her life in southern Summit County where she has been a long-time member of St. Francis de Sales Church.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents; Ralph and Sadie Kraus and John & Mary Sarkiewicz; as well as her mother, Ruth Ann. She is survived by her devoted husband of 22 years, Tom; daughter who always makes her proud, Sarah; father, Ralph Sarkiewicz; sister, Melissa; parents-in-law, Tom and Patty Hercules; brothers-in-law, Pat, Tony (Mandy), Joe (Shannon), and Vince Hercules; sisters-in-law, Tammy (Don) Dixon, Maria (Gerard) Neugebauer, and Angela Rutherford; special niece, Kayla Phillips as well as many other nephews, nieces, in-laws, other relatives, dear friends, and her faithful companion, Snickers.
Services have already been held. Full obituary and guestbook can be accessed at http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/ohio/obituary.aspx?pid=160243279.
Donations can be made in Denise's memory to Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation.