Funeral services for Eva M. Sharlow, 91, formerly of 68 Curtis Ave. Massena, will be held on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph's Church in Massena with Rev. Jack Downs presiding. Friends and family may be received on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. at the Phillips Memorial Home, 64 Andrews St. Massena. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Massena Memorial Hospital Foundation or Hospice & Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley. Eva passed away on February 13, 2011 at the Massena Memorial Hospital.
Eva is survived by her children, Jack of Waverly, CT, Jerry of Massena, Mrs. John (Shirley) Kiniery of Meriden, CT, Mrs. Frank (Susan) Hall of Decatur, GE, Sandra Wojda of Decatur, GE, Sharon Walker of Norwood, Mrs. Carl (Christine) Snyder of Ithaca, and Mrs. Douglas (Lucy) Kassian of Massena; 21 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren; brothers Louis Lalande of Peterborough, Ontario, Simon Lalande of Ottawa, Ontario, Rev. Armond Lalande, Montreal and Norbert LaLande of Ottawa; and sister Lucille Brisson and Aline Lalande of Ottawa.
She was predeceased by two sons, James and Paul Sharlow; and a sister, Annette Lalande.
Eva was born on December 9, 1919 in Plantagenet, Ontario, the daughter of Ephraim and Edesse (Leduc) Lalande. She graduated from College in Cornwall, Ontario. She married Carson C. Sharlow on August 16, 1952 in Plantagenet, Ontario, Carson predeceased her on October 1, 1996. Eva taught elementary school for 15 years at Sacred Heart School.
Eva enjoyed reading, gardening, going to church and spending time with her family. Eva was a member of the Knights of Columbus Auxiliary, where she served as Vice President, member of LCBA, as a secretary and Massena Senior Citizens.
Online condolences may be made towww.phillipsmemorial.com.