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Sharon Linda Sutlic

(Reprinted from "The News Journal.")
Sharon Linda Sutlic, age 59, of Newark, Del., passed away on June 21, 2013.
Mrs. Sutlic was born in Woodbury, N.J., on Feb. 8, 1954. A longtime advocate for the visually impaired, she worked at the Delaware Association for the Blind and served as president of the Delaware Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired.  She was recently appointed to the Governor's Council on the Blind and sat on the Access Advisory Committee at the Winterthur Museum. She was a member of Hope Lutheran Church in New Castle, Del. for 31 years.
She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Vincent Sutlic; daughter, Christina Fisher; son, Vincent Sutlic II; mother, Barbara Kean; five brothers, two sisters, and two grandchildren.
Her funeral service was held June 26th at Hope Lutheran Church. Interment was held privately. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Delaware Association for the Blind, 2915 Newport Gap Pike, Wilmington, DE 19808; or to Hope Lutheran Church, 230 Christiana Rd., New Castle, DE 19720.