SKOWHEGAN, Maine — Sharon Lois McCracken Greenlaw passed away on May 5, 2019 at the Redington Fairview General Hospital in Skowhegan, Maine.
She is survived by her husband Matthew, a retired Chief Warrant Officer in the United States Navy, and her daughter Melissa Lynn Greenlaw. She is further survived her three brothers, Hugh Thomas McCracken (Nancy) of Dublin, Ohio; Walter Patrick McCracken of Oswego, New York, and Bruce King McCracken (Diane) of McLean, Virginia.
Sharon was born in Oswego, New York, on March 19, 1947. Her parents, Hugh Moss McCracken and Madeline Sawyer McCracken moved to Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, where Sharon attended high school.
She graduated from Old Dominion University, Virginia, and was a lifelong educator, having taught in Hawaii, Virginia, Florida and Maine. She was at once a mother, a navy wife and an educator.
She enjoyed scrapbooking, reading her Bible and caring for everyone around her, especially children. She will be dearly missed by her nieces and nephews and her many friends.
A Celebration of life will occur at the Skowhegan Federated Church, 13 Island Ave., Skowhegan, at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 8. A reception will follow at the Church.
Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Smart & Edwards Funeral Home, 183 Madison Ave., Skowhegan, Maine.