James P. Sharkey(1931 - 2014)

James P. Sharkey

AGE: 82 • Wilmington

James P. Sharkey, 82, of Wilmington, DE peacefully passed away on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

Mr. Sharkey was born in Wilmington on December 13, 1931, son of the late Michael and Elizabeth (McLaughlin) Sharkey. A veteran of the United States Army, he served our country during the Korean War. Mr. Sharkey worked as an electrician for many years and was a member of I.B.E.W. Local #313 for the last 56 years.

His wife of 54 years, Frances (Sadlowski), passed away on December 3, 2011. He was also predeceased by his brother, Edward; and his sisters, Josephine Meyer, Elizabeth Murphy and Dorothy Kula.

Mr. Sharkey is survived by his niece, Susanne Gula (William) and nephew, Joseph Meyer (Patricia); and many additional nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to visit at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek on Monday, August 4 from 12:00-1:00PM. Words of Remembrance will begin at 1:00PM, followed by entombment in All Saints Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to .

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Funeral Home

Doherty Funeral Homes - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road Wilmington, DE 19808
(302) 999-8277

Published in The News Journal from Aug. 1 to Aug. 3, 2014