Places

  • Sharon is also known as: East Sharon and East Sharon, Massachusetts.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Nick Zinner (photographer and songwriter), Jack Cosgrove (coach), and Lisa Tharps (actor).

History

Sharon is part of Greater Boston, about 17 miles southwest of downtown Boston. For geographic and demographic information on the census-designated place Sharon, please see the article Sharon (CDP), Massachusetts. Sharon, first settled as part of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1637, was deemed the 2nd precinct of Stoughton in 1740. It was established as the district of Stoughtonham on June 21, 1765, incorporated as the Town of Stoughtonham on August 23, 1775 and was named Sharon on February 25, 1783 after Israel's Sharon plain, due to its high level of forestation. Several towns in New England were given this name. Part of Stoughtonham went to the new town of Foxborough on June 10, 1776. During the American Revolution, the townspeople of Sharon made cannonballs for the Continental Army. In front of the Sharon Public Library stands a statue of Deborah Sampson, Sharon's town heroine. Sampson disguised herself as a man to fight in the Revolutionary War. She married Benjamin Gannett, a farmer, after she fought in the war and lived in Sharon until the end of her life. She is...

The official website for the city of Sharon is http://www.townofsharon.net/.

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Sharon Obituaries

It was written on November 20th, 2015 that Mary Elizabeth Cannova (Horan) passed away in Southlake, Texas.  Ms. Cannova was 73 years old and was born in Sharon, MA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Mary Elizabeth's life.

It was written by Arizona Republic on June 10th, 2015 that Virginia Mae "Ginny" Lovell (Rowe) died in Anthem, Arizona.  Ms. Lovell was 93 years old and was born in Sharon, MA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Virginia Mae "Ginny"'s life.

It was disclosed by Burlington Free Press on January 8th, 2015 that Shirley S Whitney (Scott) perished in Williston, Vermont.  Ms. Whitney was 88 years old and was born in Sharon, MA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Shirley S's life.

It was disclosed by The Foxboro Reporter on December 12th, 2013 that Annabelle E Murray (MacDonald) passed away in Sharon, Massachusetts.  Ms. Murray was 93 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Annabelle E's life.

It was disclosed by The Foxboro Reporter on July 25th, 2013 that Joanne L Gordon (Simonton) perished in Sharon, Massachusetts.  Ms. Gordon was 77 years old and was born in Bradford, PA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Joanne L's life.

It was noted by The Foxboro Reporter on July 25th, 2013 that Donald Gardner Stella perished in Sharon, Massachusetts.  Stella was 83 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Donald Gardner's life.

It was revealed by Telegraph Journal 1900>11/2001 on February 26th, 2013 that Eldon W "Cal" Callaghan died in Saint John.  Callaghan was 89 years old and was born in Sharon, MA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Eldon W "Cal"'s life.

It was revealed by The Foxboro Reporter on July 26th, 2012 that Dorothy Lindberg (Compos) passed on in Sharon, Massachusetts.  Ms. Lindberg was 85 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Dorothy's life.

It was reported by The Foxboro Reporter on February 16th, 2012 that Margaret N "Peg" Kratzer (Gomes) passed away in Sharon, Massachusetts.  Ms. Kratzer was 83 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Margaret N "Peg"'s life.

It was revealed by The Foxboro Reporter on December 8th, 2011 that Irving Frank Press died in Sharon, Massachusetts.  Press was 89 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Irving Frank's life.

All Funeral Homes in Sharon

Hingham Cemetery

As was customary in England at the time of early settlement, the dead were buried around the meeting house, the first being approximately where Old Derby stands today (34 Main St.) and the second being the Old Ship Church (107 Main St.). The...

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Rock Ridge Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Sharon, WA 98185

Sharon Cemetery News

Obituaries published Nov. 7
Burial will follow in the Spring Brook Cemetery, Mansfield. Visiting hours have been omitted, and in lieu of flowers, those wishing may make a donation in Mrs. Fagan's memory to the Mansfield Council On Aging, 255 Hope St., Mansfield, MA 02048. For ...
http://www.thesunchronicle.com/articles/2010/11/07/obituaries/8212710.txt

Richard Corbin, 71; coach was a Milford football legend
Mr. Corbin was an inductee to the Milford High and Massachusetts High School Football Coaches halls ... He held the same position at Sharon High School from 1996-2001 and was an assistant football coach at Worcester State College on the staff of Tom Cullen ...
http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/obituaries/articles/2010/10/26/richard_corbin_71_coach_was_a_milford_football_legend/

Gubernatorial candidates shake hands, dodge protests
Im looking forward to taking back this great state of Massachusetts and giving you the government ... By 3:22, Perry was on his way out of the rally, climbing into a car parked by the cemetery bordering the green. Perrys involvement in the strip ...
http://www.boston.com/news/politics/articles/2010/10/24/gubernatorial_candidates_shake_hands_dodge_protests/?p1=News_links

G. Edna Collins, 93
She leaves her son, Michael Collins and his wife Sharon of Newton, NH and daughter ... 00 a.m. Interment in Pine Grove Cemetery. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting Hours Sunday 4-8 p.m. Gifts in her memory may be sent to Hospice of the North Shore, 75 ...
http://www.itemlive.com/articles/2010/11/05/obituaries/obits02.txt

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