Mrs. Violet M. “Baubles” Sharrow, 52, of 684 River Road, sadly passed away Sunday afternoon, April 22, 2012, at Cornwall Community Hospital, after a short battle with lung cancer.
Baubles was born September 2, 1959 in Malone, the daughter of the late Gerald and Clara Francis Sharrow. She graduated from General Vanier High School and St. Lawrence College. Baubles has worked at many different locations throughout Akwesasne, including ACFS, St. Regis Recreation, Mohawk Plumbing, Tree Top Gas, Mitchell’s Construction, and the Mohawk Bingo Palace. Most recently, she was working at the Three Feathers Casino as a payroll clerk.
She enjoyed playing bingo, spending time with her grandchildren, traveling to warm destinations and “facebooking”. Baubles will be remembered as an open-hearted woman who loved to laugh and always had her door open for those who needed it.
She is survived by her loving companion of 34 years, Basil Thompson; her four children, Deidre Sharrow and her companion Adam Caldwell, William Thompson and his companion, Angela St. Amand, Marcey Thompson and Geri-leigh Thompson, all of Akwesasne; many chosen children including, Justin Thompson and his companion, Wendy McDonald and Corby Jock, all of Akwesasne; three grandchildren, Diarian Sharrow, Alana Rose Thompson and Dezmond Caldwell; a chosen grandson, Dillan St. Amand; her sister, Clara Sharrow of Akwesasne; aunts and uncles, Pat and Dennis Croft of Utah, Shirley and Bob Herne of Arizona, Velma Sharrow of New Mexico and Donnie Sharrow of Akwesasne; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was predeceased by her parents and her brother, Richard Sharrow on August 18, 2007.
There will be no public calling hours, a private family viewing will be held at the convenience of the family. The family will receive friends at their home for those wishing to express their condolences.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the family.
Arrangements are with the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena, where condolences may be made online at www.donaldsonfh.com.