Denise Ann (Sarkiewicx) Hercules

Date of Passing: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Denise Ann (Sarkiewicx) Hercules, 44, of New Franklin, Ohio, left this life on Tuesday morning, October 2, 2012.

Denise was a loving, devoted mother and wife while she courageously endured the struggles of living with Vascular EDS.

She was born February 9, 1968 in a military hospital in El Paso, Texas, but lived most of her life in southern Summit County where she has been a long-time member of St. Francis de Sales Church.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents; Ralph and Sadie Kraus and John & Mary Sarkiewicz; as well as her mother, Ruth Ann. She is survived by her devoted husband of 22 years, Tom; daughter who always makes her proud, Sarah; father, Ralph Sarkiewicz; sister, Melissa; parents-in-law, Tom and Patty Hercules; brothers-in-law, Pat, Tony (Mandy), Joe (Shannon), and Vince Hercules; sisters-in-law, Tammy (Don) Dixon, Maria (Gerard) Neugebauer, and Angela Rutherford; special niece, Kayla Phillips as well as many other nephews, nieces, in-laws, other relatives, dear friends, and her faithful companion, Snickers.

Services have already been held. Full obituary and guestbook can be accessed at

Donations can be made in Denise's memory to Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation.

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