SCOTTSDALE, AZ Sharon Maureen Aumen, 66, passed away on June 19, 2013, after a long and difficult battle with a reoccurrence of breast cancer. She died peacefully at home with Patrick Ertz, her life partner of 29 years and her beloved dog, Zoey Bear, by her side. Sharon was born October 1, 1946, in Hanover to the late Robert W. and Marguerite (Collins) Long. Sharon grew up in Littlestown and is survived by her sister, Barbara Collins and husband, Daniel; her niece, Michele and nephew Neil. After graduating from Littlestown High School, Sharon's adventures in life began, having lived and worked in Washington, D.C., South Carolina, New Jersey, Maryland and spent the last 29 years in Scottsdale, Ariz. Sharon could not imagine living anywhere else. She loved Scottsdale. She enjoyed traveling, lunches and dinners with friends, and most of all, she loved shopping. Sharon was a truly remarkable person that could make a friend of anyone. She will be missed by her many friends, especially those from Mountainside Fitness Center who will be holding a Celebration of Life at the home of Candace Haine in Scottsdale on July 10. A local graveside memorial service with be Wed., July 10, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. at Mount Carmel Cemetery with The Rev. James M. Sterner officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked memorial contributions to be sent to: VNA Hospice, 440 N. Madison St., Hanover, PA 17331. Little's Funeral Home, Littlestown is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be shared on www.littlesfh.com
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Published in Evening Sun on July 6, 2013