Theresa Sharpe, 82, enjoyed spending time with her family


HUDSON–Theresa Irene Sharpe, 82, of West Ghent, died Friday, November 6, 2009 at Columbia Memorial Hospital.

Born October 14, 1927 in Binghamton, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Virginia Strickland.

Mrs. Sharpe was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family.

Mrs. Sharpe is survived by seven children, Linda Houser of Wynantskill, Frederick Eggleston, Jr. (Kathy) of West Ghent, Tommy Eggleston of Taghkanic, Rodney Eggleston (Joyce) of Ghent, Robert Eggleston (Phyllis) of Stuyvesant Falls, David Eggleston (Cheryl) of Middleton, Idaho, and Ralph Sharpe of West Ghent; two brothers, James and Robert Strickland, both of Binghamton; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Her husband, Lewis Sharpe, her daughter Bonnie Sharpe, two sisters, Virginia Hanes and Marion Strickland, and two brothers, Richard and Harold Strickland, died previously.

Visiting hours are 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Bates & Anderson – Redmond & Keeler Funeral Home.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Burial will be in the West Ghent Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 99 Troy Road, East Greenbush, NY 12061.



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