Josefa “Jenny” Sherbert passed away in peace on Sunday, February 14, 2021 surrounded by her family at the age of 77. Born June 12, 1943 in Vieques, Puerto Rico to the late Toma Rivera and Ednvijes Matta, she has lived in Lorain for the past 47 years.
Loving wife of 56 years, Joseph A. Sherbert Jr.; loving mother of Peggy (Randy) Stalnaker and Joseph A. Sherbert III; devoted grandmother of 7 and great grandmother of 6; dear sister of Celestina Ayala, Elsa Powell, Magnolia McCoy and the late Pedro Rivera, Pablo Rivera, Jose Rivera, Carmelo Felix Anastacio, Joaquin Felix and Eulalia Ratliff.
Besides her parents and her two brothers, Jenny was also preceded in death by her great granddaughter, Elenie.
She was a beloved and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. Jenny will be fondly remembered as a very loving woman to all. She was active in her church and was known for her impeccable cooking and love she gave to everyone.
Private family visitation with burial in Ridge Hill Memorial Park will be held. The Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain, is handling the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Primera Iglesia Bautista Church, 2243 E.31st, Lorain, Ohio 44055.
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