Barbara E. Sharp

August 25, 1943 ~ September 14, 2020 (age 77)

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Barbara E. Sharp

Sharon, PA  - Barbara E. Sharp, 77 of Sharon, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly battling cancer on Monday evening, September 14, 2020 in the emergency room at UPMC Horizon in Farrell, PA. 

Barbara, known by her family and friends as "Bobbi",  was born August 25, 1943, in Charleston, WV,  the daughter of the late Joseph Butler and Martha (Henrie) Mettler.

She graduated from Parkersburg  High School in 1961 and lived in West Virginia for many years.  Barbara held many different jobs throughout the years.  She then moved to Pennsylvania and started working as a caregiver for the Harnett/Rose Family, caring for both Louis and Beverly Harnett.  Most recently she worked for her dear friends, John and Cheryl Rose, whom she considered family.  She enjoyed quilting and crocheting blankets for family and friends, and watching movies on the Hallmark and Lifetime channels.  She enjoyed helping others and spending time with her family and faithful canine companions, Katie and Gordon.   She was an avid animal lover and loved searching social media for animal stories, events and other people who were devoted to animals as she was.   

She leaves behind a son, Randall W. (Mary) Sharp Jr. of Vienna, WV; two daughters, June (Tom Sandy) Fryman-Sandy of Boardman Township, OH and Loretta J. (Bryon Quinones) Golden of Sharon, PA; three grandsons, Michael A. (Monica H.) Sharp, David E. Cain III and Brennon (Lannia) Cain; five granddaughters, Samantha G. (Nick M.) Fryman, Alexandra P. (Cody) Hugaboom, Tiffany M. Townsend, Britnie E. Sharp, and Nicole S. Cain;  her four legged companions Katie and Gordon; eleven great-grandchildren, Makenzie, Bailey, Edan, Jace, Maddox, Brennon II, Cayleigh, Miles, Avrianna, Silas, and Carter; a sister, Pat Arnold of Parkersburg, WV; many nieces, nephews, and other family members and good friends.  

She was preceded in death by her parents; half-brother, Marvin Talbott and half-sister, Jeanie Tallbott.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Riverview Cemetery, 4799 Waverly Road, Williamstown WV 26187. There will be no calling hours.

Barbara was a devoted mother, grandmother, sister and friend.  She will be greatly missed by those who loved her but will forever remain in their hearts.

In lieu of flowers,the family requests that material tributes take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society, 10501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106 or to the American Heart Association, 840 Southwestern Run, Youngstown, OH  44514 or to the Shenango Valley Animal Shelter, 2599 Broadway Road, Hermitage, PA 16148 in memory of Barbara.

Arrangements are being handled by Davidson-Becker Funeral Home, 11 Spring Street in Struthers, OH. 

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Graveside Service
October 10, 2020

11:00 AM
Riverview Cemetery
4799 Waverly Road
Williamstown, WV 26187


American Cancer Society
10501 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland OH 44106
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

American Heart Association
840 Southernwestern Run, Youngstown OH 44514

Shenango Valley Animal Shelter
2599 Broadway Road, Hermitage PA 16148

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