Biography: JOHN J. SHARKEY
KIRKVILLE- John J. Sharkey, 75, of DeVaul Road, passed away early Wednesday morning, May 17, 2017, in the Extended Care Facility of the Oneida Healthcare Center, where he had been a resident for the past five days.
Born in Syracuse on September 30, 1941, he was the son of John P. and Angela Sposato Sharkey. A resident of this area since 1967 coming from Syracuse, he was educated in Syracuse City Schools. He married Bonnie A. Somerville in North Bay on December 23, 1967.
Prior to his retirement, John was employed with the Fisher Body Division of General Motors in Syracuse. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving from 1964-1966 in Europe. He enjoyed fishing and hunting and was a communicant of St. Agatha’s Church.
Surviving besides his wife Bonnie, are two daughters and sons-in-law, Robin and Richard Sedell of Industry, PA and Susan and Bradley Ramsey of Kirkville; one son and daughter-in-law, John A. and Robin Sharkey of Whitelaw; nine grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; one sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Vito Cerra of Liverpool and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 11 AM Monday from St. Agatha’s Church where the Funeral Mass will be celebrated by the Reverend William Mesmer. Friends may call at the Campbell-Dean Funeral Home, Inc., 300 South Peterboro Street, Canastota from 1-5 Sunday. Interment will be made in St. Agatha’s Cemetery. Contributions may be made to St. Agatha’s Church Bereavement Committee, 329 North Peterboro Street, Canastota. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.campbell-dean.com.
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