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Marie R Sharrow

July 31, 1946 — December 25, 2013

P. DEAN HOMER FUNERAL HOME 206 WATER STREET PO BOX 1 DUSHORE, PA 18614 TEL 570 928-8163 FAX 570 928-8116 Email OBITUARY December 25, 2013 After a 14 year battle with cancer, Marie R. Sharrow, age 67, went to be with the lord on Christmas Day, Wednesday, at her home in Mildred, with her loving family at her side. Marie was born on July 31, 1946 in Towanda, daughter of the late Harold M. “Red” Collins and Victoria “Veechie” Trasco Collins. Marie attended Turnpike School in Mildred until the new school was built. She was a member of the first graduating class from Sullivan County High School in 1964. Marie married Lee R. Sharrow of Nordmont on July 16, 1966 in St. Francis of Assisi Church, Mildred, PA. They had celebrated their 47anniversary in July. After graduation, Marie worked at the former Endicott Johnson Shoe Co., in Mildred, as payroll clerk. She later left to start her family. During that time period, Marie was a Day Care Mother for many years, working in her own home. She had cared for many children and enjoyed each and every one of them. After being a Day Care mother, she later worked part time for the postal service, where she enjoyed working with the community. Marie was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church, Mildred and a member of the IHM Altar and Rosary Society. She enjoyed life and being around others. The most important things in her life was spending time with her family and being with her two precious grandsons, Ryan and Evan. Her grandsons were the center of her life. Marie is survived by her husband Lee, a son, Michael L. Sharrow, of Mildred, a daughter, Lisa M. (Emery) Smith, of Dushore, two grandsons, Ryan and Evan Smith, of Dushore, Sisters-in-law, Sherill Collins, of Lowman, NY, and Rosalind Sharrow of Hughesville, brother-in-law, Wayne (June) Sharrow of Rochester, NY, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Marie was predeceased by a brother, James W. “Bonzo” Collins, two infant grandsons, brother-in-law, Dale Sharrow, brother-in-law and sister-in-law Vernon and Lois Booth. A Transferal Service will be held on Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. from the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, PA and will be followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 A.M. at St. Francis of Assisi Church, Mildred, PA with the Rev. Joseph J. Manarchuck, presiding. Interment will be in St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery. Friends may call at the Homer Funeral Home on Friday, December 27th from 6:00 to 9:00 P.M. The Family will provide the flowers and request that memorials be sent to the American Cancer Society, Sullivan County Unit, 1948 E. Third St., Williamsport, PA 17701 To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Marie R Sharrow, please visit our flower store.


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