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Jeanne Sharpe

Jeanne Duprey Sharpe, age 89, passed away Saturday, November 11, 2017 surrounded by her children and grandchildren.  She resided at St. Joseph’s Nursing Home in Ogdensburg, NY.  Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at 10:00 AM at Frary Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Ogdensburg, NY. Calling hours will be held Tuesday, November 14, 2017, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home.  Burial will take place at Foxwood Mausoleum immediately following the services.

She was survived by three daughters Nancy Amo and Lynn Murray, both of Ogdensburg, and Mary Jane Sharpe of Las Vegas; one son Robert Sharpe and his wife Shelley of Ogdensburg; ten grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her loving husband of 63 years, George Sharpe who passed away in 2002; a son who was loved by many, David Sharpe who passed away in 1991; a grandson, James Amo Jr.; her parents, George and Helene Duprey; a brother, George Duprey Jr.; her only sister Marjorie Wright of United Helpers Nursing Home; and her best friend of many years, Evelyn Trimm.

Jeanne was born January 4, 1928 in Ogdensburg, to George and Helene Coleman Duprey.  She married her high school sweetheart, George Sharpe in August 10, 1946 at Notre Dame Church with Monsignor A.D. Charbonneau officiating and were married for a total of 63 years.  She attended St. Mary’s Academy and later Ogdensburg Free Academy, graduating in 1946.  She loved to dance and was named Most Outstanding Dancer of her class.

Jeanne worked for many years at Grant’s Department Store, later retiring from the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center after 25 years of service as a food server supervisor.  Everyone who worked under just loved her as a supervisor.

Jeanne and her daughter Nancy were avid bingo players and were at the Knights of Columbus every Monday night.  She also loved the casinos; she and her husband went to Las Vegas twice a year for many years to stay with her daughter Mary Jane. There were many shopping trips with her daughters which involved dinners and lots of giggling.  She enjoyed tales from her husband and son Rob’s many hunting adventures.  She was a member of St. Mary’s Church.


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  • Lisa and Tom Woodward Posted November 12, 2017 2:27 PM

    Thoughts and prayers to the Sharpe family. She was a wonderful lady. RIP Jean.

  • Tom and Melanie Cobb Posted November 12, 2017 3:08 PM

    Sending our heartfelt condolences to the Sharpe family and friends. May God bless and comfort your family.

  • cassie donnelly Posted November 12, 2017 4:29 PM

    My thoughts and prayers for all the family She was loved by many

  • Patti Mahoney Posted November 12, 2017 4:47 PM

    With deepest sympathy to the Sharpe family. She was a beautiful, sweet lady!! I will miss seeing her always smiling face!

  • Connie Ott Posted November 12, 2017 4:53 PM

    Sending condolences to the entire Sharpe family. Mrs. Sharpe will always be remembered by the legacy she and her husband left behind, their beautiful family.

  • Nancy irvine Posted November 12, 2017 5:06 PM

    Our sincere condolences, she was such a fine lady and loved by all who knew her.

  • Tami (Bresett) LeFevre Posted November 12, 2017 5:10 PM

    My deepest sympathy for all the Sharpe family.. JJEANNE was a wonderful lady with a wonderful smile, and sense of humor. The one thing that can’t be taken away is all the memories.

  • John and Debbie Miller Posted November 12, 2017 5:14 PM

    We are very sorry for your loss. We are sending healing prayers.

  • Julie Jerdo Posted November 12, 2017 5:28 PM

    How beautiful !!!❤!!!❤ prayers you guys!!!!❤

  • Todd & Suzie Pinkerton-Gagne’ Posted November 12, 2017 5:44 PM

    Love and Prayers to your families….You have so many wonderful memories! BLESS YOU

  • Sherman and Letti Deloney Posted November 12, 2017 6:00 PM

    Hugs and prayers to the entire family at this sorrowful time.

  • Ken and Patricia Hale Posted November 12, 2017 6:12 PM

    Nice lady, nice neighbor. Prayers from Pat and KC. RI

  • Joanne Duprey Posted November 12, 2017 6:30 PM

    My heartfelt condolences to your family ❤️

  • Marie Petell Posted November 12, 2017 6:32 PM

    Rob, Nancy, Lynn, and Mary Jane. I sad to hear of your mother’s passing. She was a sweet lady. I have many memories of your whole family growing up on Patterson St. My prayers go out to you all.

  • Diane Valtos Posted November 12, 2017 6:32 PM

    Im sorry fot your loss MJ. Sending prayers to you and your family.

  • Kathy Planty Gilkey Posted November 12, 2017 6:43 PM

    My heartfelt sympathy to Nancy, Mary Jane, Lynn and the entire family on your loss. May all the warm memories, and I can tell you have many, comfort all of you in the days and years ahead.

  • Dianna Dawley Posted November 12, 2017 6:47 PM

    Sorry for your loss to all the family! Prayers for you all.

  • Lori Green Posted November 12, 2017 6:50 PM

    Deepest condolences to the entire family. So very very sorry.

  • Heather Spears Posted November 12, 2017 7:05 PM

    Jess and JK I’m so sorry for your loss! Xxoo thinking of you both! 😘

  • Paul Bertrand LPN Posted November 12, 2017 7:14 PM

    Condolences to the family. I loved taking care of her when I was working there.

  • Dick and Sue Bouchey Posted November 12, 2017 7:32 PM

    Sorry for your loss Sharpe family. Hugs to Lynn, Jessica and Jennifer

  • Terry white Posted November 12, 2017 7:33 PM

    Jess and family I am sorry to hear of the loss of your grandmother I had met her once or twice since I’ve know you and thought she was a fiery spitball that had beauty that seemed to last a life time. Heart felt hugs to you and your family
    Terry and Leanne white

  • Marlene&Keith Posted November 12, 2017 7:57 PM

    Jean was loved by many and will be missed by all. RIP Jean 💒

  • Cindy Hill Posted November 12, 2017 8:23 PM

    Sincerest condolences to the entire SHARPE family. This sweet lady will be missed by many, I will surely miss our Sunday morning chat before mass started. Keeping all of you in thought and prayer

  • Christine LeBel Posted November 12, 2017 8:52 PM

    God bless you all.

  • Theresa O’Reilly Posted November 12, 2017 9:32 PM

    May your Mom be at peace with those she loves in the heavens above; and know that she will always be with you in spirit!

  • Sheri Seguin Posted November 12, 2017 10:14 PM

    Sending the Sharpe family my condolences. May your memories & joint laughter comfort you.

  • Barbe and Randy Von Netzer Posted November 12, 2017 11:34 PM

    We know how very much you all loved her and our hearts are heavy for your loss. Sending prayers of comfort and healing for your entire family. Much love,

  • JoAnn Douglas Posted November 13, 2017 6:05 AM

    Sorry for your loss. Your Mom was such a sweet lady and she always had a beautiful smile and was so kind❤️

  • Penny and Phil Sharrow Posted November 13, 2017 7:24 AM

    To the entire Sharpe Family – children, grand children and great grand children

    Our sincere sympathy and prayers for you all. Your mom was such a lovely, classy and funny lady always smiling. Cherish your memories and they never leave us.

  • Linda Langstaff Posted November 13, 2017 9:34 AM

    Thinking of all her family. Always remember her warm smile and loving personality.

  • Deb Amo Posted November 13, 2017 10:24 AM

    Thinking of all of you. She’s such a beautiful soul. God bless.

  • Karen and Kevin Madill Posted November 13, 2017 10:28 AM

    We send our condolances to the Sharp family, your Mom was a wonderful and loving lady, we worked with her at psyciatric center forb a longvwhile she didn’t seem like a boss she was more of a friend than anything, when she went to St Joes I would stop in and see her and we would laugh about the times we had at work! She wasva sweet lady.

  • Lori & Pat Hackett Posted November 13, 2017 10:33 AM

    Our condolences to the entire Sharpe family…Jeanne was a very special lady.

  • Edna King Lesperance Posted November 13, 2017 10:51 AM

    Jeanne will always hold a special place in my heart.
    Her lifelong friend…

  • Michelle Camarda Posted November 13, 2017 11:29 AM

    Thinking of the entire Sharpe family at this time. Mrs. Sharpe was a special lady! My prayer and thoughts to you all.

  • Diane Tuper Posted November 13, 2017 12:13 PM

    You have my deepest condolences, your family is in my prayers. I am so sorry for your loss.

  • mary kessler Posted November 13, 2017 12:25 PM

    My sincere condolences to the Sharpe family. I feel so blessed for the time I spent with Jeanne at St. Joe’s. She was a beautiful lady, inside and out.

  • Vicky Sharpe and family Posted November 13, 2017 2:22 PM

    Nancy, Mary Jane, Lynn and Robby, so very sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. May all your wonderful memories help you during this difficult time.

  • Maggie Akins Posted November 13, 2017 2:57 PM

    To the Sharpe family, my sympathy and prayers go out to you all. Jeanne was a sweet, loving person and will be missed greatly.

  • Linda Rivet Posted November 13, 2017 2:59 PM

    My deepest condolences to you and your and family. God bless may her beautiful memories bring you some comfort.

  • Jay and Rena Rolfe Posted November 13, 2017 3:31 PM

    So sorry for the family’s loss. Jeanne was such a nice lady? RIP

  • Patty Pinkerton Goodnow Posted November 13, 2017 4:52 PM

    My heart aches for everyone. Great lady, loved by all.

  • the messina family Posted November 13, 2017 9:50 PM

    to the sharpe family I so sorry for your loss prayers and thoughts are with you all rob messina

  • Theo Garneau Posted November 14, 2017 2:29 AM

    My sincere condolences for your loss of a wonderful mother.

  • Deborah Bouchey Posted November 14, 2017 6:52 AM

    Thoughts and prayers to the family, may your memories keep her forever in your hearts..RIP

  • Steve Posted November 14, 2017 7:05 AM

    Good night ,sweet lady ,good friend, Sunday mornings will have a hole in them .

  • Bill Breitenbuecher Posted November 14, 2017 7:52 AM

    I so enjoyed meeting and visiting with your mom at St. Joseph’s. A lovely lady. My thoughts are with you.

  • Catherine Denny Posted November 14, 2017 8:48 AM

    My deepest sympathy to the Sharpe family. We will especially miss Jeanne at St Joe’s.

  • Marilyn LaFlair Posted November 14, 2017 9:49 AM

    A wonderful lady who was loved by many.He smile was worth a million.Rest in peace Jeanne and fly high with the angels.My heart goes out to the Sharpe family and prayers for you all during this time of sorrow.God Bless you all

  • Lynn Green Lucas Posted November 14, 2017 10:46 AM

    So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing….she was such a nice lady. My prayers are with your family.

  • Janet and Dick Zoller Posted November 14, 2017 12:27 PM

    Our prayers are with the family for loss of a great lady.Will miss her smile.

  • Donna Luckie Posted November 14, 2017 12:56 PM

    What a beautiful woman inside and out. She will be truly missed.

  • Merrill Bresett Posted November 14, 2017 9:19 PM

    Nancy sorry I couldn’t make it to the services I am going to Florida and wanted to tell you how sorry I was to hear about your Mother. Miss not seeing you and hope you are doing ok. Merrill

  • Betty Halpin Posted November 14, 2017 11:24 PM

    Thoughts and prayers going out to the entire Sharpe family. Your Mom and gramma was a special lady with a big heart and smile. We will all miss her.. God bless you all.

  • Debbie Williams Posted November 15, 2017 9:32 AM

    Thoughts and prayers to entire family.She was a beautiful lady God bless

  • Mary and Matt Fay Posted November 16, 2017 8:30 AM

    We were sorry to learn that your mom passed away. We hope it is comforting to know that she had a wonderful life and is now at peace.

  • Janice Sargent Posted November 16, 2017 10:53 AM

    So sorry for your loss MJ, Nancy , Lynn and Rob. Mothers never leave our hearts!! RIP Jeanne. Sincerely, Jan and Dick

  • Cathy Seguin Posted November 21, 2017 12:21 PM

    To Nancy and your entire family, so very sorry for your loss, keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Barbara J Michael Posted November 24, 2017 11:12 PM

    So very sorry for your loss. Even when expected, the passing of a Mother is such a heartbreak. I pray for strength for the family at this difficult time.

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