Sharon G. Mendelson, 55, of Enfield, entered into eternal rest, Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at Hartford Hospital.
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She was born April 29, 1958, in Scranton, Pa., the daughter of the late Louis and Anna Mae (Gilbride) Mendelson. Sharon attended Asnuntuck Community College in Enfield and had been employed as a medical assistant with the Hartford Health Care Medical Group (South Main) of West Hartford. A woman with many interests, she enjoyed traveling, tennis, bowling, and was an avid Yankees fan. Sharon loved her home in Florida, to cook, and the time she spent with her extended family at Crescent Lake.
Sharon is survived by her brother, Marc Mendelson and wife, Kathy, of Enfield; brother-in-law, Kenneth Gabriel of Tunkhannock, Pa.; and sister-in-law, Margaret Watkins of Scranton, Pa.; her nieces, Jacqueline Mendelson and Stephanie Mendelson, both of Enfield, Laurel Storm of Tunkhannock, Pa., and Michelle (Watkins) Kelly of Scranton, Pa.; nephews, Keith Gabriel of Grand Junction, Colo., Kyle Gabriel of Conroe, Texas, and William Watkins of Scranton, Pa. She also leaves her great-nieces and nephews, Nicole Storm, Thomas Storm, Quinn Kelly, and Gillian Kelly. She was predeceased by her sister, Donna Gabriel; brother, William Watkins; her dear friends, Carol Preston and Julie O'Neill; and very best friend, Cheryl M. Browne.
Relatives and friends may gather with her family during calling hours on Friday, March 14, 2014, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Browne Memorial Funeral Chapels, 43 Shaker Road, Enfield.
A funeral procession will form at 9 a.m. at the funeral home on Saturday, March 15, 2014, for a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10 a.m. at St. Bernard Church. Burial will follow in Hazardville Cemetery.
Memorial donations in Sharon's memory may be made to the Connecticut Humane Society, 701 Russell Road, Newington, CT 06111.
For online condolences visit
Browne Funeral Chapels
43 Shaker Road Enfield, CT 06082
Published in Journal Inquirer from Mar. 13 to Mar. 17, 2014