Elinor Sharry

Obituary of Elinor Sharry

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Elinor H. Sharry, of Bloomfield, entered eternal life on May 21, 2021 at the age of 92. As a lifelong resident of Bloomfield Elinor was a business secretary in the 1940s and then a legal secretary in the 1980s/1990s. Elinor loved gardening, was an avid reader but most of all loved her family and home. She was blessed by having two loving husbands and raised four children who cherished her dearly. To her family and friends Elinor was strong, resilient, faithful, sweet, compassionate, always generous and lived her life with grace. Elinor leaves behind a son Thomas McLaughlin, and his wife Terri, daughters, Jeanne Polasky and her husband George, and Christine McLaughlin, eight grandchildren, Jess, Josh, Laurie, Tara, Kelley, Stefani, Jared, Julianna, and four great-grandchildren, Will, Maddie, Sydney, and Charley. She was pre-deceased by her daughter Nancy Rasp, first husband, Frank McLaughlin, and second husband Kenneth Sharry. Family and friends may visit Halpin-Bitecola Brookdale Funeral Home on Monday, May 24th, from 4 to 7pm. A funeral mass will be held at 9:30, on Tuesday May 25th, at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, with interment to follow at Immaculate Conception Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the American Cochlear Implant Alliance in Elinor’s memory. ACI Alliance P.O. Box 103, McLean VA 22101-0103 http://www.acialliance.org/


4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, May 24, 2021
Halpin - Bitecola Brookdale Funeral Home
1284 Broad Street
Bloomfield, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Mass

9:30 am - 10:45 am
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
St. Thomas the Apostle Church
60 Byrd Ave
Bloomfield, New Jersey, United States


11:15 am - 11:45 am
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Immaculate Conception Cemetery
712 Grove Street
Montclair, New Jersey, United States

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