ForeverMissed

For anyone who would like to make a charitable donation in Sharon’s name, please forward them to the American Cancer society:

https://www.cancer.org/Involved/Donate/DonateOnlineNow/index

 

 

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The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not be in want.

He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he restores my soul. He guides me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake.

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil;  my cup overflows.

Surely goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.

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 This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Sharon Jae Jung Choi who was born on November 11, 1970 and passed away on July 9, 2010. We will remember her forever.

Posted by Pamela Oestricher on July 9, 2020
Today I am thinking about Sharon and missing her joyful presence. RIP Sharon
Posted by Pamela Oestricher on November 11, 2019
Our hearts are with you today missing Sharon's bright light. 

We love you,

Dwight, Pamela, Christian, Lianna Oestricher
Posted by Pamela Oestricher on July 9, 2018
Remembering Sharon today...RIP
Posted by Pamela Oestricher on November 11, 2015
I always remember Sharon with memories of her love and excitement for her beautiful nieces. She was always smiling when I saw her and she will forever be missed.
Posted by Tamara Francois on November 13, 2011
Happy Birthday Sharon! We miss you more than you know. My condolences to the Choi family and all of her friends who loved her.

Love you!
Posted by Deanna Byron on November 11, 2011
Happy Birthday Sharon! I choose to celebrate birthdays over death days because it was your birth that made our time with you possible. So many of your Volt family carry you in our hearts with us everyday. Sending you a big hug on the other side. We will meet, again my friend.
Posted by Joyce Abercrombie on November 11, 2011
I still walk by Sharon's desk and always smile. I guess it will always be Sharon's desk, her cubicle remains empty, I like to think she's kind of still here.
Posted by Pamela Oestricher on November 11, 2011
Sharon was such a kind and beautiful spirit. Her memory will stay with me always. The family is in my prayers on this difficult day.

Love,
Pam
Posted by Mark MacGilvray on July 9, 2011
It has been one year now and it still hurts like it was yesterday. Sharon was my buddy, my good friend and her death has affected me deeply. My first thought when I was told I am terminal was that I would be getting to see Sharon soon, hopefully not too soon. All my love - Mark
Posted by Jack Reilly on July 9, 2011
Sharon was and will forever be family. I not only hired Shoron to work at Volt but through our years together she became part of the Reilly clan. I miss you terribly but know you're in a far better place.
Posted by Michael Gushue on July 9, 2011
As I go through changes in my life, I think about Sharon often... She was a do-er, someone who made a difference... It's hard to believe it's been a year already, as the hurt feels like when I heard the sad news... I still feel she was one of a kind, and missed sooo...
Posted by Adriana Lee Dellario on July 29, 2010
Sarah, David, Mr. and Mrs. Choi: I was heartbroken to hear the news. She was my best friend growing up, and that is how I'll always remember her. I am so, so sorry for your loss.
Posted by Linda Antonio on July 21, 2010
I'm so sorry to hear of your loss, my thoughts are with you all. Love always, Linda
Posted by Pamela Oestricher on July 20, 2010
Sharon was one of the sweetest people I've known. She always had a smile and an arms-wide-open hug whenever I saw her. I continue to think about her every day and she will be so missed.
Posted by Jerry Browne on July 15, 2010
Sharon made some tough work times really pleasant. To have a sense of humor through tough times ... a lesson we can all learn from her. What a sweet heart. Our prayers go out to family and friends!
Posted by Joseph Mele on July 14, 2010
My sincere condolences. I had the good fortune to work with Sharon via many long phone conferences. I'll miss her.
Kind Regards
Joe Mele
(Rochester, NY)
Posted by Tamara Francois on July 13, 2010
Love you and miss you Sharon. May you rest in peace among all the angels. Until we meet again...
Posted by Ed Ford on July 13, 2010
I was deeply saddened to hear of Sharon's passing. I just met her in May and was able to associate a pretty face with the voice from many conference calls. My thoughts and prayers are with her family.
Posted by Diane Greanier on July 13, 2010
I never met Sharon, but did work with her via email communication on many projects. My heartfelt condolences and prayers to her family. May your memories keep her alive in your hearts.
Posted by Tina Georgiou on July 13, 2010
Sometimes god believes that we need an extra boost of guardianship from up above. Sharon will always be there for her angels below...Prayers to you all.
Posted by Joel Braverman on July 12, 2010
I worked with Sharon several years ago in Orange, CA. She was a delightful person, and will be missed. My sincere condolences to the family -  Joel Braveraman
Posted by Mark MacGilvray on July 12, 2010
Sharon and I worked together and got to know each other well. It is a terrible loss to all of us, she was a delight and will be missed.
Posted by Joyce Abercrombie on July 12, 2010
My sincerest sympathy to Sharon's family. Sharon was such a darling. We had quite a few good laughs together when she worked in Orange. She's at peace now in God's light and love.
Posted by Deanna Byron on July 12, 2010
I first met Sharon in Orange in 2003 and was lucky enough to work with her. I last spoke to her in May when she shared how happy she was to be home close to her family, especially her neices.
Posted by James-scott Forbes on July 12, 2010
I am very saddened to learn of Sharon's passing. I enjoyed working with Sharon these past 2 years. My thoughts and prayers go out to her and to her family. Scott Forbes (VoltDelta Rochester, NY)
Posted by Ronnie Hagar on July 12, 2010
Over the last 4-yrs I attended many Conference Calls where Sharon was present, I never had a chance to meet her but I knew that Voice it was unmistakable and will surely be Missed. God Bless You!
Posted by Gary Jones on July 12, 2010
My thoughts and prayers go out to Sharon's family. I had the pleasure of working with Sharon on multiple projects. Sharon was a true professional and will be deeply missed.
Posted by Manny Tsiames on July 12, 2010
I worked closely with Sharon for many years. She was always a joy to work with. If you needed anything done, give it to Sharon. I will miss her so much. My deepest sympathies to Sharon's family.
Posted by Al Gregorio on July 12, 2010
I worked with Sharon on several projects. She was bright, energetic and very helpful. I met her in person this May and am very happy for the experience. Her passing is a great loss.
Posted by Michael Gushue on July 12, 2010
I worked with Sharon on various projects over the last 5 years. She was dedicated and focused, but always brought a smile to my face. Sincere condolences to Sharon's family - she was one of a kind...
Posted by Brian Hickey on July 12, 2010
I worked many many early morning 6:00 AM installations with Sharon. Sharon was a joy to work with. I'll miss her very much.
Posted by Linda McColligan on July 12, 2010
My prayers and most sincern condolences go out to Sharon's family. I had the Privilege of working with Sharon over the past few years. I will miss her.
Posted by Cecilia Pfeiffer on July 12, 2010
Sharon was a light in my life and we braved the world together many times in hard times and good times. She will be missed so much by me and my father as she had become family to us/for us. Cecilia
Posted by Deborah Ward on July 12, 2010
Sharon was always willing to go the extra mile to make sure projects were successful. She worked very hard. My sincere condolences to her entire family. She will be missed.
Posted by Yolanda Vasquez on July 12, 2010
I worked with Sharon too, changing diapers. We shared being aunties to the most precious babies! I promise to be the best auntie I can be, But God knows there will never be another Imu!!! We miss you!
Posted by Frances Oestricher on July 12, 2010
Our most heartfelt sympathy to Sara and her family. We are so sorry to hear about Sharon. I was blessed to have met her. Condolences to you and family-Fran, Tereen Nicole Oestricher

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Recent Tributes
Posted by Pamela Oestricher on July 9, 2020
Today I am thinking about Sharon and missing her joyful presence. RIP Sharon
Posted by Pamela Oestricher on November 11, 2019
Our hearts are with you today missing Sharon's bright light. 

We love you,

Dwight, Pamela, Christian, Lianna Oestricher
Posted by Pamela Oestricher on July 9, 2018
Remembering Sharon today...RIP
Recent stories

Aging without Choi Choi

Shared by Cecilia Pfeiffer on July 9, 2018

It's been 7 years since I left the sunny beaches;  But, I brought with me lovely stories and memories of that life. One was my fun times with Sharon. As I mentioned she is always with me looking over me with her last gift but our funny times together also make me smile throughout the days, and years. For example, she taught me to like small fedoras and wear them in style.

When you have a strong bond as we did it never diminishes with death....the memories carry me through my years with laughter.


Cec

Every day

Shared by Cecilia Pfeiffer on July 9, 2015

Choi is always with me as each day I pass her last gift to me sitting on a stand near my living room. She embroidered a good fortune sign in a shadow box. She makes me smile and I still think of our good times and silly times as well as our bad times. She was a true gift to me.

Getting to know Sharon

Shared by Tamara Francois on July 13, 2010

I've never told this story before (it's SO embarrassing!) -

I first met Sharon almost 10 years ago at Adolfo and Sarah's 4th of July Birthday BBQ.  I was there with my boyfriend and Sharon was sitting with him on the stoop.  I had never seen this girl before and of course my insecurities kicked in.   "Hi, who are you?" I asked.  It was Sharon and I did not like her.  Not for any other reason than the fact that she was talking to my boyfriend on the stoop…LOL!  By the end of the evening I was thoroughly embarrassed because anyone who knows Sharon knows that she is the nicest and sweetest person that you'll ever meet.  Who knew that I would grow to love her so much?

I've had the pleasure of becoming friends with Sharon over the past 2 years when she moved up to NY.  Although she did not say much Sharon always cracked me up – I think we cracked each other up!! She had a jovial spirit, even when Adolfo was making fun her.  They teased each other mercilessly.

This past Christmas Sharon bought me a cookbook.  I could tell it was a cookbook prior to opening it because of the wrapping and I just knew it was a Barefoot Contessa cookbook, my favorite chef.  Instead it was a book by the owners of the restaurant group Momofuku.  At first glance I was confused.  Why would she buy this for me?  All of the recipes were SO DIFFICULT and had 1,000 ingredients.  “Sharon, you think I am much better than I really am!”  But as I really read and dove into the book I became touched by her thoughtfulness because all of the recipes were Korean American recipes and thanks to the Choi family, everyone knows that I love Korean food.  Sharon was sharing her heritage with me in a way that I could love and embrace it.   It was actually the perfect gift from Sharon, caring and thoughtful like she was.   

This weekend we were at Sarah’s house and I gotta tell you, you were truly missed.  We didn’t want to talk about it because we are all mourning you and together we work hard to keep our spirits up.  But every so often I would catch myself turning my head to see where you were.  “Where’s Sharon, what is she doing and when is she coming over?” 

It’s amazing the ways in which people touch your life.  I’ve known other people longer but when Sharon came to NY she was instant family.  Whenever I saw her she would always ask about Mom and that always touched me because she was so sincere and I knew that really cared.  It feels like a whirlwind – Sharon moved to NY, loved us and we loved her back.  

I’m thankful for the time we spent together.  I wish it was longer.  I don’t know why God took you from us but I know without a doubt that you are shining your spirit in Heaven, in God’s Kingdom, among all of the angels.  Say “Hi” to my Poppy, I prayed and asked him to come and greet you.  And I can’t wait to see you again!

I love you and miss you.

Tamara