Sharon R. Freedline

STREETSBORO _ Sharon R. Freedline, 31, died Monday at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation after a brief illness. She had received a heart transplant at the Clinic in 1989. Born April 6, 1966 in Akron, she was the daughter of Boyd A. and Norma (Witherite) Freedline. She was formerly a Mantua resident. She was a homemaker and had formerly worked as an assisted living assistant at the Kevin Coleman Center in Kent. She was a 1984 graduate of Crestwood Schools, where she played clarinet in the band and went to a state competition as a member of the forensic team. She was a member of Portage Faith United Methodist Church in Mantua, where she was active in the bell choir and a participant in the Mary Martha Circle. She was a member of Mystic Chapter No. 32 Order of the Eastern Star in Mantua and a former member of the Mantua Rainbow Girls Assembly. Aside from her mother, survivors include her daughter, Aaron M. Putt, t home; sisters, Mrs. James (Linda) Stayer of Hagerstown, Md., Mrs. Thomas (Kathleen) Pierce of Mantua and Mrs. Sean (Eileen) Ferrell of Streetsboro; mother, Norma of Ravenna; and grandmother, Ruth Witherite of Pennsylvania. Her father died in 1977. Calling hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Green's Funeral Home in Mantua, where Mystic Chapter No. 32 will conduct Eastern Star services at 5:30 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Portage Faith United Methodist Church in Mantua, with the Rev. Kate Cox officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Shalersville. Memorials may be made to the Bell Choir of Portage Faith United Methodist Church.

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