Sharon Ann 'Sherry' Failing, 55, of Pueblo, passed away on March 14, 2009, following a lengthy illness. Born to Pete and Joyce Failing on March 2, 1954, in Brunswick, Georgia. Preceded in death by her father, Peter Failing Sr. Survived by her mother, Joyce Failing; brother, Pete Failing Jr.; niece, Randi Failing; beloved cat, Maximus 'Ke,' several aunts, uncles and cousins. Sherry lived life to the fullest and achieved many accomplishments despite many obstacles; having been one of the world's longest survivors of a kidney transplant. Sherry was a 1972 graduate of Pueblo Central High School and a graduate of University of Southern Colorado. She worked as an accountant for the State of Colorado and as a secretary for the Divine Science Church of Pueblo. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, 2009, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel, with the Reverend Roger Hupp officiating.. In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com

View current weather.

Memories Timeline

View the Timeline

Guestbook

  1. I am so sorry to hear about Sharon (I knew her as Sherry) we lost touch with each other after school let out. She was a beautiful person and never complained about anything. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.
    Sincerely, Liz Smith (class mate)

  2. Joyce, I’m so sorry for the loss of your daughter. I know it’s been many years since we’ve spoken, but you are such a sweet person, I wanted you to know that you are in my thoughts, especially at such a difficult time. I hope you find peace quickly. If you’d like to call, my work number is 583-5853 and my home number is 546-0002. Take care.

  3. Joyce, I’m so sorry for the loss of your daughter. I know it’s been many years since we’ve spoken, but you are such a sweet person, I wanted you to know that you are in my thoughts, especially at such a difficult time. I hope you find peace quickly. If you’d like to call, my work number is 583-5853 and my home number is 546-0002. Take care.

Sign the Guestbook, Light a Candle

Sign the Guestbook