Sharon H. (Ricker) Faber

Jan 18, 1940 - Aug. 8, 2018

Sharon H. (Ricker) Faber, 78, Hollidays­burg, passed away Wednes­day at Cone­maugh Nason Medical Cen­ter, Roaring Spring.

She was born in Joliet, Ill., daughter of the late J. Ayres and Marjorie (Benson) Ricker. She married James A. Faber, who preceded her in death in 2016.

Surviving are a daughter, Kathryn Katcher and husband, Steven, of Altoona; a son, Jeffrey A. in Washington; and three grandsons: James, Noah and Ethan.

Sharon was an active member of First United Methodist Church of Hollidaysburg. She loved music and published two cookbooks of favorite family recipes. She was well known for making quilted purses and tote bags.

Friends will be received from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg, where a funeral service will follow at 5 p.m. Interment will be at Erie Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to the Altoona Symphony Orchestra, 1331 12th Ave. #107, Altoona, PA 16601.