Sharon L. Barnes

October 6, 1942 ~ February 1, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Sharon Barnes Obituary

SHARON BARNES, 81, of Cleveland, Ohio,

 passed away February 1, 2024, after a long illness.

Cherished aunt of nieces Ellen (Tim) Pfiffner,

Kathleen Gaertner, Pattie Simcic, and nephews,

Kevin (Peggy) Kelly, John (Angie) Kelly, Dan (Melissa) Kelly,

Jim (Sara) Kelly and Patrick (Kim) Kelly, great aunt of 15

(1 deceased) and great, great aunt of 9 with 2 more due soon.

She also leaves her lifelong friend Mary (Merv) Singer.

Dear sister of the late Jean (John, deceased) Kelly and

Jim (Corinne) Barnes. Loving daughter of her late parents,

James and Eleanor Barnes. After graduating from

Ursuline Academy, Sharon worked in sales at Higbee’s

downtown and in food service at Progressive Insurance

and Case Western Reserve University.  Her greatest joy

was the people she met daily through her work.  

She loved her community and her church from her

childhood in East Cleveland and St. Philomena, moving

to Richmond Hts and St Felicitis in 1966, then finally

settling in Little Italy and Holy Rosary over 40 years ago. 

She was active at the Alta House and was a Eucharistic minister. 

She loved all Cleveland sports teams and was an avid bocce player!!   

Sharon loved life.  She cherished every moment with her friends and

family.  She looked for joy in every day with everyone

she encountered.  Her smile would greet you and her

spirit was so infectious, you’d find yourself smiling too. 

Sharon will be greatly missed by all.

Family will receive friends Thursday, February 8, 2024,

at Holy Rosary Church, 12021 Mayfield Rd., Cleveland, OH

at 10:00am followed by mass of Christian Burial at 11:00am.

 Interment will be at Lake View Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Sharon’s name to

Holy Rosary Church and Ursuline Sisters of Cleveland.

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February 8, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Holy Rosary Church
12021 Mayfield Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44106

Mass of Christian Burial
February 8, 2024

11:00 AM
Holy Rosary Church
12021 Mayfield Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44106

February 8, 2024

1:00 PM
Lake View Cemetery
12316 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44106


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