Sharin loved life and those around her. She had the gift of reaching out to friends and family through her thoughtful notes and poetry, seeing the positive, and keeping a great sense of humor to the very end
  • 71 years old
  • Born on May 2, 1942 in Ohio, United States.
  • Passed away on June 21, 2013 in Pahoa, Hawaii, United States.

This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Sharin Matros who passed away on June 21, 2013. We look forward to the time we will be reunited with her in the presence of our Heavenly Father.

Posted by RoseAnn Vickery on 22nd June 2016
Love to one of my favorite cousins. We had some great times growing up especially on Granny's front porch swing... all the things we could think of fun, fun, fun.
Posted by Linda Cotton on 21st June 2016
The 3rd anniversary of Sharin's passing is today and it seems like just yesterday we were visiting and she was telling me of her love and gratitude for her Heavenly Father. I'm sure she is anxiously engaged in His work in Heaven and feeling the peace and happiness of being His loved daughter.
Posted by Linda Cotton on 2nd May 2015
For a beautiful lady on her birthday, now enjoying her grand family with God..
Posted by Dave Shonkwiler on 27th October 2014
I am Sharon's first cousin Dave. When I saw the volcano news today I decided to see if my long lost cousin was OK. So sorry to learn that she has passed. Sharin was six years older than me so we we not close or anything but the times I was around her and her brother Perry I thought that they were the most fun people ever. Rest in Peace
Posted by Florence Adkins on 15th June 2014
In 6 days it will be a year since Sharin went to join Bob and Linda and she still betters and enriches my life. She guides me through hard times, laughs with me during the funny moments in life. She sets me straight when I am being unreasonable. All of the advice and stories she shared with me, stay with me, helps me be a better person. How I miss this extraordinary woman. Yet, I am so deeply grateful for every moment that I had with her. Thank you, Sharin. I love you.
Posted by Linda Cotton on 2nd May 2014
I find myself thinking of Sharin Lin often. I think of how when she felt something needed doing she would "Just Do It" immediately. She was a good friend and a continuing example!
Posted by Deborah (Shonkwiler) Hake on 25th March 2014
Albeit I had not seen my aunt for some time, I will miss the few phone conversations we had since Linda's passing. I viewed the photos placed on this site, and am extremely appreciative of the one with Juanita, Aunt Sharin, and my father. Aunt Sharin, you will be missed but hope that you knew you were loved. Debbie (Shonkwiler) Hake
Posted by Paula Peruch on 8th July 2013
Posted by Marcie Elaine Jarrett-Mol... on 8th July 2013
Rick & I flew back to WVA in 1993 to meet my Mom & Dad and we had the chance to spend time with Bob, Sharin-Lin and Linda at their home in Columbus. Sharin-Lin gave me a pink & white quilt. My favorite memory is of Dad, Bob & Sharin-Lin singing Amazing Grace while Bob played the guitar. If I find the pictures I will scan are now reunited with your family..RIP.
Posted by Wilma Wuebkes on 3rd July 2013
Sharin wrote a note years ago Remember When; When we talk on the phone we would go over Remember When; And we would say good bye it was always say I love you more today than yesterday.Love Wilma Jean
Posted by Linda Cotton on 24th June 2013
Sense of Humor Gratitude Loving Sharin Lin
Posted by Linda Cotton on 24th June 2013
The many friends Sharin Lin had in Hawaii, who treated her like their family, are a testiment to her love for others, gratitude, and sense of humor. They are also a testiment to the true Aloha Spriit that is in Hawaii.

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