Sharon Fisher Mayville

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Sharon Fisher Mayville passed away unexpectedly Monday, Aug. 20, 2012. Sharon was born in Buffalo, N.Y. She was married to her husband, Paul, for 51 years.
She was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, and homemaker. She gave up a career and college for marriage and a family. She was an avid reader and realized her dream of a college education by earning a BA from Reinhardt College in 1999. She was salutatorian for her class and gave a graduation ceremony speech. She loved reading and scholarly activities.
Sharon was of Irish descent. She loved Ireland, its people, culture and history. She accumulated many books on Ireland and made many trips there. She had many relatives and friends in Ireland and corresponded with them regularly.
She had many interests, talents, and hobbies. Sharon was an accomplished seamstress and learned spinning and weaving. She loved collecting pottery and had extensive collections of Hummels and Nicholas Moss creations. She loved dolls and dollhouses and collected items of both over the years.
She is survived by her husband, Paul; brother, Verne; four children, Paul Jr., Christina, Michael, Lorelei; and seven grandchildren, Hannah, James, Paul, Josephine, Delia, Daria, and Daphne.
Her favorite charity was Angel Covers, which supports children in orphanages around the world (www.angelcovers.org). Sharon loved children and wanted to support as many children in orphanages that she could. In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to this organization.
A graveside service will be held Friday, Aug. 24, at 10 a.m. at Sawnee View Memorial Gardens in Cumming.
Condolences may be made at www.ingramfuneralhome.com.
Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in Forsyth County News from Aug. 22 to Aug. 25, 2012