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Margaret Anne Sharpe

January 4, 1918 May 18, 2015
Margaret Anne Sharpe
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Sharpe - Margaret Anne (Fallon) Sharpe, age 97, of Stratford, beloved wife of the late Robert Sharpe, Sr., passed away peacefully in St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, surrounded by her loving family after a brief illness. Mrs. Sharpe was born January 4, 1918 in Medford Massachusetts, daughter of the late Thomas J. and Honora A. (Hughes) Fallon. Margaret was a longtime area resident and started her profession as a private duty nurse. She then went back to Sacred Heart University and received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and her Master's Degree in Education. Her education served her well in her profession, both as a Social Worker for the State of Connecticut and as an Instructor at UCONN from which she retired. She was active in the Democratic Party and had served as and a past treasurer, she enjoyed and was involved in the theatre, was a member of the Stratford Library Board, did volunteer grief counseling at the Baldwin Center and was active and volunteered in many capacities in St. James Church. But most precious to Margaret was her family. Survivors include her two daughters, Patricia Terceno and her husband Jack of Stratford and Kathleen Garvey of Spartanburg, South Carolina; six grandchildren, Debbie Mackbach and her husband Paul, Suzanne Petersen and her husband Ron, Sandra Leslie and her husband Kevin, Jack Terceno and his companion Regina, Kim Hathaway and her husband Steve and Donald Garvey; great-great grandchildren, Brittany and her husband Oskar, Ryan, Caitlin and her partner Avery, Taryn, Kyle, Jennifer, Courtney, Brendan, Stephanie and her husband Brian and Anna Kathleen; five great-great grandchildren, Madison, Kayleigh, Caleb, Cora and Matthew and a son-in-law, Thomas Murray. She was predeceased by two sons, Robert Sharpe, Jr. and Larry Sharpe; son-in-law, Elmer Garvey; a granddaughter, Robin Murray; two great-grandchildren, twin brothers, Justin and Ryan and a sister, Mary Hughes. Friends are invited to attend her Funeral Service on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. in the William R. McDonald Funeral Home, 2591 Main St. Stratford, CT followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in St. James Church, Stratford. Interment will follow in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Stratford. Friends may visit with the family Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Donations in her memory may be made to the Covenant House, 460 West 41st St, NY, NY 10036 or go to NY.COVENANTHOUSE.ORG. For additional information or to share an online condolence, please visit www.wrmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.

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Visitation

Friday

22

May

5:00 PM 5/22/2015 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/22/2015 7:00:00 PM
William R. McDonald Funeral Home

2591 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615

William R. McDonald Funeral Home
2591 Main Street Stratford 06615 CT
United States

Service

Saturday

23

May

9:30 AM 5/23/2015 9:30:00 AM
William R. McDonald Funeral Home

2591 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615

William R. McDonald Funeral Home
2591 Main Street Stratford 06615 CT
United States

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday

23

May

10:30 AM 5/23/2015 10:30:00 AM
Saint James Church

2070 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615

Saint James Church
2070 Main Street Stratford 06615 CT
United States

Interment

Saturday

23

May

11:45 PM 5/23/2015 11:45:00 PM
Saint Michael Cemetery

2205 Stratford Avenue
Stratford, CT 06615

Saint Michael Cemetery
2205 Stratford Avenue Stratford 06615 CT
United States

Memorial Contribution

Covenant House

460 West 41st St
New York, NY 10036
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