Obituary of Sharon Rose Fosmire
Sharon Cheney Fosmire, 75, of Gloversville, NY passed away at Nathan Littauer Hospital on November 10, 2021.
Born in Gloversville, NY she was the daughter of the late Antwine and Evelyn (Ropeter) Cheney. In 1968 she was married to Richard L. Fosmire Sr. who predeceased her in death in 2004. During their marriage, they enjoyed traveling throughout the United States, playing guitar, dancing and writing music. They also spent time with family and friends singing around the campfire and fishing. Sharon loved playing cards, board games, jigsaw puzzles, watching Impractical Jokers, and keeping up to date on the Global news. She also enjoyed having a cup of tea with family & friends when they stopped in.
Sharon was an impeccable housekeeper and an excellent cook. Her house was adorned with Elvis Presley memorabilia, and her beloved Yankees were always on the TV. She had a great sense of humor and was always finding a reason to smile. Sharon was a very giving person, helping anyone in need, including any animals that crossed her path. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Surviving Sharon are her loving sisters, Malvina Ward, Orletta (John) LaVada, Linda (Joe) Sweet, Rene Manzer, Valorie VanAvery, Velice (Lew) Decker & brother Michael (Pam) Palmer, her brother in law, Mike Bates, along with her late husband's children, Kathy, Richard, Annette, William & Stephanie. Also, 28 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by brother Floyd (Phyllis) Ropeter, sister Sally Bates, brother in laws Edward Manzer, Carl Ward and Nelson VanAvery, along with special friend and son in law Tony Mera, and nephews Joshua Manzer, Dale and Brian Ward, and also her best friend and fur baby Lucky and other animals.
Relatives and friends are invited to call from 11:30am to 1:30pm on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at Walrath and Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont St. Gloversville, NY 12078. A funeral home service will be held following calling hours at 1:30pm.
At the family’s request, face masks are to be worn appropriately, with no physical contact and social distancing is required.
Burial will follow in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Gloversville, NY.
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