Sharon (nee Fox) McCleary, age 83, of Tonawanda, died Monday, April 9, 2018 at Absolut of Gasport. Born February 12, 1935 in Jamestown, she was the daughter of the late William and Anna (nee Dye) Fox and grew up in Leon, New York. Sharon had been a teacher at the Park School in Buffalo before retiring, was a literacy volunteer and an avid reader of Danielle Steele novels. She was a friend of Bill W. and was very proud of her many years of sobriety.
She was the loving and forever cherished mother of Erin (nee McCleary) Foss of North Tonawanda; grandmother of 5 beautiful grandchildren, Cassandra, Kristie, Joseph, Joshua, and Brooke; and lovie gramma of Marquell, Aaliyah, Jeremiah, Ayda, Josiah, Sophia, and Audrina. Also surviving are her friend and caregiver, Edward Koslowski of North Tonawanda.
Friends may call from 4-7 PM Thursday only at the HAMP FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 37 Adam Street at Seymour, Tonawanda, where funeral services will be held at 7 PM Thursday; the Rev. James Girling officiating. Friends invited. If desired, memorials to Grove Street Christian Church, 85 Grove Street, Tonawanda, NY 14150, are preferred by the family.