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Sherry Lee Leiter

February 11, 1951 ~ October 31, 2017 (age 66)

Sherry​ ​Lee​ ​Leiter​ ​(Throckmorton)  2/11/1951​ ​-​ ​10/31/2017 
 Sherry​ ​Lee​ ​Leiter​ ​(Throckmorton),​ ​66,​ ​of​ ​Riverview,​ ​Florida,​ ​died​ ​Tuesday​ ​October​ ​31,​ ​2017​ ​at Morton​ ​Plant​ ​Hospital.​ ​​ ​She​ ​was​ ​born​ ​on​ ​February​ ​11,​ ​1951,​ ​in​ ​Franklin,​ ​Ohio,​ ​where​ ​she​ ​was raised​ ​by​ ​her​ ​loving​ ​parents​ ​Thelma​ ​and​ ​Harold​ ​Throckmorton.​ ​​ ​She​ ​retired​ ​from​ ​the​ ​Walt Disney​ ​Company​ ​in​ ​February​ ​2017​ ​after​ ​17​ ​years​ ​with​ ​the​ ​company.​ ​​ ​Sherry​ ​dedicated​ ​her​ ​life to​ ​making​ ​magic​ ​at​ ​the​ ​Disney​ ​Reservation​ ​Center​ ​in​ ​Tampa,​ ​Florida.​ ​​ ​The​ ​magic​ ​she​ ​made​ ​did not​ ​stop​ ​after​ ​work,​ ​she​ ​carried​ ​that​ ​magic​ ​with​ ​her​ ​everywhere​ ​she​ ​went.​ ​​ ​This​ ​dedication​ ​to​ ​the Disney​ ​standards​ ​earned​ ​her​ ​the​ ​Walt​ ​Disney​ ​Legacy​ ​Award,​ ​which​ ​is​ ​the​ ​highest​ ​award​ ​given to​ ​any​ ​cast​ ​member​ ​throughout​ ​the​ ​company.​ ​​ ​Sherry​ ​will​ ​be​ ​remembered​ ​as​ ​a​ ​loving​ ​daughter, sister,​ ​wife,​ ​mother,​ ​and​ ​nana.​ ​​ ​Her​ ​family​ ​was​ ​what​ ​she​ ​held​ ​most​ ​dear​ ​to​ ​her​ ​heart.​ ​​ ​The​ ​love she​ ​had​ ​could​ ​be​ ​seen​ ​and​ ​witnessed​ ​by​ ​all​ ​she​ ​met.​ ​​ ​Sherry​ ​accepted​ ​Christ​ ​as​ ​her​ ​Lord​ ​and Saviour​ ​and​ ​was​ ​baptised​ ​as​ ​a​ ​sign​ ​of​ ​her​ ​faith,​ ​when​ ​she​ ​was​ ​a​ ​young​ ​child.​ ​​ ​She​ ​married​ ​the love​ ​of​ ​her​ ​life,​ ​(Gary),​ ​and​ ​their​ ​family​ ​grew​ ​with​ ​the​ ​birth​ ​of​ ​her​ ​two​ ​children.​ ​​ ​A​ ​short​ ​time​ ​later Sherry​ ​and​ ​her​ ​family​ ​moved​ ​to​ ​Florida​ ​where​ ​they​ ​raised​ ​their​ ​children​ ​throughout​ ​the​ ​Saint Petersburg​ ​area.​ ​​ ​Sherry​ ​was​ ​a​ ​hard​ ​worker​ ​and​ ​dedicated​ ​mother​ ​and​ ​wife.​ ​​ ​This​ ​was​ ​evident by​ ​the​ ​love​ ​and​ ​care​ ​she​ ​gave​ ​to​ ​her​ ​husband​ ​and​ ​children.​ ​​ ​No​ ​matter​ ​how​ ​long​ ​she​ ​worked,​ ​or tired​ ​she​ ​was,​ ​Sherry​ ​always​ ​had​ ​time​ ​for​ ​her​ ​family.​ ​​ ​Sherry​ ​is​ ​survived​ ​by​ ​her​ ​mother,​ ​Thelma Throckmorton;​ ​three​ ​sisters,​ ​Judith​ ​Lang,​ ​Linda​ ​(Frank)​ ​Gross,​ ​Angela​ ​(Rick)​ ​Tuttle;​ ​brother, Harold​ ​Craig​ ​Throckmorton;​ ​​ ​daughter​ ​Kasie​ ​(Dan)​ ​Ivory;​ ​son​ ​Christopher​ ​(Lauren)​ ​Leiter;​ ​three granddaughters,​ ​Tala​ ​Ivory,​ ​Tabitha​ ​Ivory,​ ​Kierra​ ​Leiter;​ ​and​ ​two​ ​grandsons,​ ​Colby​ ​Leiter,​ ​Collin Leiter.​ ​​ ​Sherry​ ​will​ ​be​ ​missed​ ​but​ ​has​ ​left​ ​us​ ​all​ ​with​ ​an​ ​example​ ​of​ ​love​ ​that​ ​will​ ​last​ ​forever​ ​and a​ ​day.​ ​​ ​She​ ​will​ ​be​ ​buried​ ​along​ ​side​ ​her​ ​husband​ ​Gary​ ​Leiter​ ​at​ ​Bushnell​ ​National​ ​Cemetery and​ ​her​ ​service​ ​will​ ​be​ ​private.​ ​​ ​Her​ ​family​ ​asks​ ​in​ ​lieu​ ​of​ ​flowers,​ ​to​ ​please​ ​make​ ​a​ ​donation​ ​to the​ ​Melanoma​ ​Research​ ​Alliance.​ ​​ ​Please​ ​visit​ ​​www.curemelanoma.org​​ ​for​ ​more​ ​information.  


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