She was born in Lackawanna, New York on January 23, 1945, and was adopted by Thomas Farrell and Eleanor Wehrly. She attended Holy Trinity High School in New Jersey and Misericordia University in Dallas, PA where she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Sharon spent her entire career as a registered nurse and worked in New York, San Francisco and Virginia Beach, VA.
Sharon was preceded in death by her mother and father. She is survived by her three children, Michael Raeder, Mark Raeder and Michelle Schafer, and her six loving grandchildren, Mason Schafer, Savannah Raeder, Ethan Raeder, Aiden Raeder, Carson Raeder and Logan Raeder and her brother, Thomas Farrell Jr of Hartford, Connecticut.
Her funeral services will be held at 11am on Wednesday, Dec.13 at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church in Virginia Beach, VA where she was a longtime parishioner.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that any donations go to the Alzheimer’s Association in her honor.