Obituary of Sharon W. Parsons
Sharon W. Parsons, 91, of Rome, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, December 10, 2022, at Rome Health Care Facility.
She was born on November 22,1931 in Rome, NY, the daughter of Donald M. and C. Elizabeth Wells. She graduated from RFA in 1949
Sharon was united in marriage to Jack H. Parsons on December 30,1950 in Zion Episcopal Church, a blessed union of 56 years until his passing in 2007.
She was a charter member of Pine Twig. Sharon was a volunteer at the bookstore, choir, Rescue Mission Clothing closet, lunch program, Eucharistic visitors and usher at Zion Church, where she was the oldest living communicant, baptized in 1932. She was employed for many years as a medical receptionist in several doctor's offices in Rome.
Sharon is survived by her children, Cathi (Richard) Savery, David (Robin) Parsons, Daniel (Sue) Parsons, Shari Parsons and Jacki Cannon; eleven grandchildren, Christian Parsons, Matthew Savery, Mark Savery, Bethany Walker, Kory Parsons, Mildred Hetrick, Mary Shobe, Theresa Parsons, Kara Snell, William Wiley, and Kobie Reed; twenty-four great- grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by son Stephen Parsons and sister Linda Jo Makowski.
The family extends heartfelt thanks the caring staff at 3 East RHCF.
A funeral service will be held in Zion Episcopal Church at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Abraham House, 417 N Washington St, Rome, NY.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Strong-Burns & Sprock Funeral Home 7751 Merrick Road, Rome.