Sharon Poehlein Obituary

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Sharon Eileen Poehlein

November 6, 1938 - May 4, 2012
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Sharon Eileen (Wood) Poehlein, 73, died of ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) on May 4th at the Halquist Memorial Inpatient Center in Arlington, VA. Sharon was born in Ft. Wayne, Indiana and she lived with Gary, her husband of 54 years, in Alexandria, VA. Sharon and Gary moved to the Washington area from Atlanta in 1996 when Gary accepted a position with the National Science Foundation. She lived in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania prior to moving to Atlanta in 1978. Sharon Poehlein studied home economics at Purdue University and spent her life as a homemaker and mother. She was an active volunteer at Gadsby's Tavern Museum in Alexandria, in Rebuilding...
Sharon Eileen (Wood) Poehlein, 73, died of ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) on May 4th at the Halquist Memorial Inpatient Center in Arlington, VA. Sharon was born in Ft. Wayne, Indiana and she lived with Gary, her husband of 54 years, in Alexandria, VA. Sharon and Gary moved to the Washington area from Atlanta in 1996 when Gary accepted a position with the National Science Foundation. She lived in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania prior to moving to Atlanta in 1978.
Sharon Poehlein studied home economics at Purdue University and spent her life as a homemaker and mother. She was an active volunteer at Gadsby's Tavern Museum in Alexandria, in Rebuilding Alexandria, and in her housing unit, Old Town Village. Sharon was an avid tennis player and biker, being an early member of the local 'Babes on Bikes' group. She was a member of the Washington Street United Methodist Church.
Beloved wife of Gary Poehlein, she is survived by one son, Steven, of Doylestown, PA and two daughters, Sandra Red and Valorie Poehlein, both of the Atlanta area. She was preceded in death by one son Timothy. Sharon has four grandchildren and many close friends in all the places she has lived.

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