Sherry Kulakowski, beloved mother, aunt, and friend died suddenly October 8, 2012. Sherry was born in Lowell, MA on May 26, 1946 to Norbert and Rita Woods Weissbeck. Sherry was a graduate of Lowell High School and Newbury College. She was also a massage therapist and held several certifications in Mind/Body Work.
Sherry worked at John J. Honan Insurance Agency and Bedford VA Hospital, both in Massachusetts. She was currently employed at the Association for Research and Enlightenment A.R.E. where she has worked for the past fourteen years. Sherry was an avid reader and loved to travel and create through writing, painting and knitting. Sherry is survived by two daughters: Laura Palastra and her husband Robert and Michele Rozek and her husband Keith. Nieces Sheila McMeniman, Danielle Ferguson, Melissa Powers and nephew Eric Ballman. Also, three grand nieces, two grand nephews, five grand dogs and one grand kitty. A celebration of her life will be held at Altmeyer Funeral Home 1801 Baltic Ave Virginia Beach, VA on Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 11am, with friends being received at 10am. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Friends of Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption Center 341 South Birdneck Road Virginia Beach, VA 23456 or www.beachpetpals.org – an organization dear to her heart.