Amy Margaret Sords

Amy Margaret Sords

March 15, 1988 ‐ March 24, 2021
Amy Margaret Sords
Birthplace: Westlake, Ohio Resided In: Bay Village, Ohio Visitation: March 30, 2021 Service: March 30, 2021

Amy Margaret Sords, 33, was suddenly taken away from us much too soon on March 24, 2021.  Amy had a compassionate heart for all those in vulnerable situations.  She had an innate ability to seek help for others even though it was difficult with finding it for herself.  We trust that she is finally at peace in Heaven with the Lord. 

Amy had a love for the fun things in life:  music, concerts, pets (cats and dogs), traveling, outdoor adventures, painting/drawing, gardening, and trivia/board games along with just spending time with her friends. Everyone who knew her would agree that she was a highly intelligent young lady; her ability to debate could have led to a career in the law profession. 

Amy is survived by her children:  Max, Amelia and Jeremy.  Grieving her loss are her mother, Cynthia Hoffman Sords, her sister, Robin Viall, and her aunt Marti Hoffman Wieschowski along with her father, Jeffrey Sords (Maureen) and step-siblings, William and Margaret Reiser.  Amy was the granddaughter of Jeanne Hoffman Settles, Fred Hoffman (deceased) and William Settles (deceased) along with Helen and Joseph Sords (each deceased).  Amy was also the niece of Darlene Gilleland (Harry deceased) and David Sords (Margie).  Her numerous cousins reside in Ohio, Michigan, Texas, and New Hampshire.  Amy was also loved and will be missed by her godmother, Maureen McGuire (Barry), her godfather, Boris Slogar (Christine), and her abundance of friends in Northeast Ohio and the Charlotte, NC area. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, March 30 at 10:00 AM at St. Ladislas Catholic Church, 2345 Bassett Rd., Westlake, Ohio.  Family will greet friends and loved ones in the front atrium of the church starting at 9:30. 

If inclined, donations in memory of Amy can be made to The Edna House for Women, 2007 W. 65th St., Cleveland, Ohio 44102.

Guest Comments

Jorge Hernandez
Cleveland, Ohio


My sympathies and prayers to your family

Tom and Marcia Frank
Westlake, Ohio


We are so sorry to hear of Amy's passing. May she rest in peace. We will be keeping you and the family in our prayers during this difficult time.

John and Jacqueline Wittman
Tucson, AZ

So sorry to hear about the loss of your daughter.
We will be thinking of you at this time.

Don & Jane May
Charlotte NC

Cindy...Our love and prayers go out to you at this saddest of times. Losing a child, the most tragic of losses must be unbearable. Be strong of heart knowing that her troubles are over and she’s in a better place. Finally at peace, God will watch over and care for her now

Joan Christy
Fort Mill SC

My deepest sympathy. She has given our family a beautiful little girl, my great granddaughter Amelia.
May her soul now have peace. She will live on in her beautiful children.
Rest In Peace Amy.
My prayers for healing for her family and close friends. Amen

Tammy Zawila
Fort Mill, SC

We are still in shock. Amy was a beautiful soul inside and out and gave me the most wonderful grand daughter in the world! I absolutely hated watching her struggles and hope more than anything that she is at peace now. My deepest condolences to her entire family and loved ones. I can't begin to imagine what you are all going through. R.I.P Amy and God Bless.

sandy reiser
Olmsted Falls

Thinking of you all. May she rest in peace.

Amy and Haley Murdock, Jordan and Scott Showalter
Charlotte, NC

We send our condolences and love to our good friends, Cindy, Robin and Marti

Jeff Houser
Cleveland Ohio


I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your daughter Amy. My family will pray for you and your family during this undoubtedly difficult time and pray that your faith continues to nourish, guide, and support you; let her passion live on within you. God bless.

Jimi & Hayley Baechle
Cleveland, Ohio

There are no words that can never be spoken and how much that beautiful soul of Amy meant to my family and me. She was a mother figure to my daughter Hayley, they bonded so well. A bond so strong it'll never be broken Hayley will forever carry Amy's name with honor.
For myself I just want to personally thank Amy for loving me as if I was flawless. She sure was the light to my path. I don't know exactly how to word what Amy meant to me, but if I could I would do it all over again with her without a doubt.
Love You Amy Always & Forever!
Whoop Whoop!!
Love Jimi

John and Karen Reilly
Avon, Ohio

Jeff...we were so sorry to hear of your loss of Amy. Our deepest sympathies. You all are in our prayers.

Joe & Beth Ripepi
Lakewood, Ohio

Our Deepest Sympathies to you and your family. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers!

Eric & Christine Takacs
Richfield, OH

Our hearts are so sad for the loss of Amy, but some comfort can be had knowing that she is safe and at peace in His Hands. Our prayers and condolences are being sent to her family.

Jeff & Sheila McCormick
Rocky River, OH

Our thoughts and prayers are with your entire family.

Renee Starcevich
Charlotte, NC

My thoughts and prayers are with your family. I’m so sorry for your loss.

Tom and Rhonda Ziglar

Though there are no words at time to take the pain away! We send our deepest sympathies to you and your family and Amy's children. I will always remember little Amy, and I know she touched many lives during her short stay on this earth! As God has a plan for us all before are ever even conceived, our times to go home are already set! And I know she was greeted by a host of heavenly angels.

Rhonda and Tr

Samuel Olara

I am still in shock and just hard to believe that this is happened. My sincere condolences and sympathy for this tragic and sad loss. My you rest with the Angels Amy and my the good Lord give strength and comfort to your family during this most difficult time.

Angela & Brian Wyant

So Thankful we had the chance to cross paths. You are so full of life and I am sad to hear you are gone for now but look forward to seeing you again one day. Lots of love to your family ..MISSING YOU for now.

Dottie Shattuck
Charlotte, NC

May her memory be a blessing.

Shelley Albert
Westlake, Ohio

Jeff and Maureen,

I am so sorry for your loss. This is heartbreaking. Please know that I am praying for you to find comfort and peace at this time.


Shay Hazen


My thoughts and prayers have been with you and your family since I heard of Amy's passing. My heart breaks for your loss. I hope you and your loved ones can find peace through your faith, as well as in the fond memories of Amy that I know you will always cherish.

- Shay

Bill Wick
North Royalton, OH


My deepest sympathy to you and your family on your loss. Please know that you are in my thoughts & prayers and feel the comfort of our sympathy for you.