The Life of Sherry A. Yahn
Revelations 14:13 Blessed are the dead which died in the Lord from henceforth: Yea with the spirit; that they may rest from their labors; and their works do follow them.
Sherry Annette Yahn transitioned to her heavenly home on November 29, 2021, at 10:05 PM. Sherry Yahn, affectionately known as "Mom” or “Amore" was born on June 19, 1960, to the late John Thomas Yahn and Clara Yahn of the Bronx, New York. Sherry met Brian Lewis and they became married and had four beautiful children whom they cherished: Erica Y. Irvin, Brandi J. Lewis, Vance C. Lewis, and Summer D. Lewis.
Sherry graduated from Bergen Community College with an associate degree. She accepted Christ as her personal Lord and Savior. She was an active member of Community Baptist Church of Englewood, New Jersey until she relocated to North Carolina.
Sherry was the eldest of three children, Judy Yahn-Boone of North Carolina, and Thomas Yahn of New Jersey. Sherry was a hard worker as a postal letter carrier, school educator, and a New York City Transit bus operator. During her tenure at the NYCTA, she was active and dedicated in the union and had a lead responsibility in helping her peers with personal and professional growth and development. Sherry retired from NYCTA and was solely involved with her family, whom she adored. Sherry enjoyed taking vacations, visiting her children's homes, and spending quality time with her children and grandchildren. In her spare time, she utilized her creativity with designing and patenting new inventions. She enjoyed creating different projects to share with others. Some of Sherry's talents included singing, poetry, sewing, knitting, crocheting, journaling, and reading her bible.
Sherry leaves to mourn, her mother, Clara Yahn; sister, Judy C. Yahn-Boone; brother-in-law, John E. Boone Jr.; brother, Thomas J. Yahn; sister-in-law, Claudette Yahn; and her children Erica Y. Irvin (Maurice Irvin), Brandi J. Lewis (Tyrone Whiteside), Vance C. Lewis (Gladys Martes and Summer D. Lewis and five grandchildren, Michael O. Irvin, Nevaeh D. Irvin, Julius Whiteside, Jonah Whiteside, King Lewis, and a host of family and friends who cherish her memories.