OGDENSBURG -- Funeral services for Gail E. Sharland, age 73 of Ogdensburg will be held at 3 PM on Monday (November 20, 2023) at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home with Deacon Mark Lalonde officiating.
Calling hours will be held also on Monday (November 20, 2023) from 1 PM to 3 PM at the Funeral Home.
Mrs. Sharland passed away on November 14, 2023, at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center with her family by her side.
Surviving are two sons, Kenneth Sharland of Ogdensburg, Gregory (Lori) Sharland of Colton; a daughter, Dawn (Joe) Tebo of Russell; grandchildren, Brittany (Jake) Thornton, Brandy Sharland, Isaac Eggleson, Chloee (Sam) Eller, Joey Tebo and Kristyn Tebo; great-grandchildren, Blaire, CJ, Scarlett, Melinda & Wyatt; two brothers, David Smith & his companion, Debbie Kennedy of Ogdensburg and Bruce (Susan) Smith of Buffalo; a sister, Sandy (Sam) Sanyet of Irmo, SC; her cats, Sonny, Cher & Lobo; along with several nieces, nephews & cousins.
Gail was born on October 3, 1950, in Ogdensburg, a daughter of the late Edward & Geraldine (Powers) Smith.
She graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy and continued her education at Mater Dei College and received a Physical Therapy degree.
Gail was enlisted in the US Air Force from 1969 until 1971 when she received her honorable discharge.
Gail worked at the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center as a therapy aid from 1970 to 2007 when she retired.
She then worked part-time for the next two years as a mental hygiene therapist.
She enjoyed traveling, going on cruises, reading, gardening, knitting, crocheting, crafts, haunted houses during Halloween, games, playing cards, scrabble, and spending time with her family.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Richard Winter Cancer Center or Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley.
Condolences and fond memories can also be shared online at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.