Evelyn B. Sharp, 88
She was born Oct. 24, 1924 in Shrewsbury, a daughter of the late Clarence E. and Thelma F. (Hale) Dunn. Except for the year (1943-1944) that she and her husband and firstborn spent in Bisbee, AZ, she was a lifelong Shrewsbury resident and graduate of the Shrewsbury public schools.
Evelyn worked in the kitchen as a cook for over 25 years at Saint John’s High School, retiring in 1986. She enjoyed knitting and knit many gloves for various children’s charities and enjoyed baking and cooking. She was a communicant of Saint Mary’s Church.
Her husband, Willard Stewart Sharp, died July 12, 1948. Her son, David T. “Duffy” Sharp, died Feb. 12, 2011, and her grandson, David A. Sharp, died June 27, 2009. She is also predeceased by her siblings John Dunn, Frances Meleski and Carole Mallozzi.
She leaves her sons, John S. “Jack” Sharp and his wife, Joann, of Northborough and Peter Sharp of Marathon, Florida; six married grandchildren; six great-grandchildren, as well as a wide circle of nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will honor and remember Evelyn’s life by gathering for a calling hour Thursday, March 14, from 10 to 11 a.m., at Heald & Chiampa Funeral Directors ~ The Sumner House, 5 Church Road, On the Common, Shrewsbury Center, followed by her funeral service being celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery.
Friends who wish to honor Evelyn’s memory may contribute to Saint John’s High School, Advancement Mission, 378 Main St., Shrewsbury, MA 01545.
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