Sharyn A. Groat, 75, of Stuyvesant, NY, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at Columbia Memorial Hospital.
Born March 26, 1947 in Hudson, NY, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna (Laurella) Porreca. Sharyn and Douglas were married on September 6, 1970. Sharyn loved to be surrounded by her family, especially her grandchildren, who they referred to as "Nannie". Nannie adored her grandchildren very much. Sharyn took great pleasure in entertaining at her home and at the Kinderhook Lake house. She will always be remembered for her Christmas cookies, well kept gardens, and love for shopping. She enjoyed traveling with her husband, friends, and family. Sharyn always attended Saturday night mass at St. John's Church.
She is survived by her husband: Douglas E. Groat, two children, Ryan E. Groat (Jeanann) of Kinderhook, NY and Rynee (Kratt) Groat of Stuyvesant, NY, a brother Gerald "Jerry" Porreca of Hudson and four grandchildren, Parker & Logan Groat, Mariah & Lucas Kratt.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11AM, Monday, May 9, 2022 at St. John the Baptist Church, Valatie. Visitation will be on Monday, May 2, 2022 from 3-7pm at the Raymond E. Bond Funeral Home, Valatie. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Stuyvesant Falls. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations directly to the Cavell House, 69 Prospect Ave., Hudson, NY 12534.