The Guest Book is expired.
We regret to announce the death of Seán William James Sharkey who peacefully passed away on August 1st, 2012 after a short illness at the Ottawa General Hospital. Seán, much loved husband, best known as sweetheart and best friend of Colette (nee Smith), his adoring wife of over 40 years, loving father of Genevieve, Lisabeth, Lynn and Laura (Maudsley), grandfather of Aidan, Seán, Alex, Amy, Ashley, Colleen and Heather and great-grandfather of Gabriella. Son of the late Elizabeth Loney and James Sharkey of Ireland. Seán also leaves behind his mother-in law Alice Smith, extended family and many friends along with his beloved dog Charley.
Seán was a charming gentleman, a great storyteller and artist. He will be sadly missed by everyone he touched throughout his life. Funeral services followed by reception will be held at St. Joseph's Parish (174 Wilbrod Street), on Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 at 1:30 p.m.
Special thanks to the nursing staff at the Chest Diseases Centre at the Ottawa General Hospital for their care, thoughtfulness and kindness.
As an expression of sympathy, donations to The Ottawa Mission or St. Joseph's Parish (Supper Table) would be appreciated.
Published in The Ottawa Citizen on Aug. 4, 2012