The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

April 6, 2014

Tena Sharko

Star Beacon

SAGINAW TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Tena Sharko of Saginaw Township, Mich., formerly of Ashtabula, Ohio, passed away on Friday, March 28, 2014, at Cartwright Hospice Residence. She was 96 years old.

The daughter of the late Tom and Eva (Teleschonko) Sharko, she was born on Jan. 19, 1918, in Makoti, N.D. The family moved to Ashtabula where she lived for a large portion of her life until moving to Saginaw, Mich., in 2010 to be closer to her niece and family.

She retired from Reliance Electric after 40 years of service.

Surviving are multiple nieces and nephews, including Tena (Sharko) Vincent who was her caregiver for the past four years.

Tena was preceded in death by her parents; sisters: Dora, Alice, Anna, Elsie and Stacia; and brothers: Alex and Nick.

The family will have a Private Memorial Service at a later date before she is laid to rest at Edgewood Cemetery in Ashtabula, Ohio, with her parents.

Arrangements are entrusted to the DEISLER FUNERAL HOME, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State), Saginaw, Mich. Please share your thoughts and memories with the family through and


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