Sharon "Sherry" Elizabeth Sollenberger

January 13, 1952 ~ July 24, 2022 (age 70)


Sharon Elizabeth "Sherry" Sollenberger, 70, of Sharpsburg passed away on Sunday July 24, 2022 at home after a short but fierce battle with cancer. She was born on January 13, 1952 to the late Harold Charles Ruthrauff, Jr. and Doris Elizabeth (Myers) Ruthrauff. 


She was a graduate of South Hagerstown High School class of 1970. 


After school, Sherry began a career in banking as a teller for several local banks and retired in 2014 as a Loan Officer at Jefferson Security Bank of Shepherdstown. 


Always a gardener, after her retirement Sherry joined the Master Gardener program and loved sharing her knowledge of all things green. 


Sherry is survived by her husband of 51 years Alvey R. Sollenberger; sons, Jamie (Kristy) and Joseph (Candace); grandsons, Matthew, Nathan, and Benjamin. 

All of her boys had a special place in her heart. 


Sherry is also survived by brothers, Charlie Ruthrauff (Pauline), Robert Ruthrauff, and Terry Ruthrauff; and sister, Jewel Grossnickle (Kevin). 


She is preceded in death by a sister, Amy Black. 


The family will receive friends at the Osborne Funeral Home, P.A. 425 S. Conococheague St. Williamsport, MD on Friday July 29, 2022 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. The funeral home will be open on Friday at 12:00 pm (noon) for the convenience of family and friends. 


Because of Sherry's love for gardening, the family has requested that you plant a flower in her memory. 



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July 29, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Williamsport, MD 21795

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