Sharon Ann (Mackenzie) McClary July 22, 1938 - Oct. 6, 2013 Resident of Castro Valley Sharon A. McClary, 75, of Castro Valley, CA peacefully passed away at home surrounded by family. Sharon was a native of Alameda, CA, and later resided in San Leandro and Castro Valley. She was preceded in death by her parents George Henry and Thelma Eleanor Mackenzie, big sister, Lorraine Delgado, and big brother, George (Mickie) Mackenzie. She met the love of her life and future husband, Billy Joe McClary, through friends on a street corner in Alameda. They were married for 58 years. Together they had five children, Valeri Lorraine Niskanen (James), of Modesto, CA, Victoria Lyn McClary, of San Leandro, CA, Tamlyn Yvonne Ortegon (Alfred), of Modesto, CA, Steven Duane McClary (Linda) of Manteca, CA, and Susan Diane French, of San Leandro, CA. Sharon enjoyed spending time with her 11 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Known as a caring and giving person, she loved her family unconditionally. Spending time at the family cabin in the redwoods on the Russian River with life-long friends was one of Sharon's favorite things to do. She will be truly missed. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be directed to the
or Kaiser Hayward Hospice Program.