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Genevieve "Jenny" Ethel Sharp

Obituary for Genevieve "Jenny" Ethel Sharp

March 14, 1931 - November 28, 2020
New Castle, Delaware | Age 89


Genevieve "Jenny" E. Sharp of New Castle, DE, age 89, passed away Saturday, November 28, 2020. Genevieve was born on March 14, 1931 in Alvon, WV to the late Frank A. Boggs and Ina L. (Wagoner) Boggs.

Jenny was a bus driver at Lehane's Bus Service for 27 years. She loved the beach, especially spending time at her house in Rehoboth Beach, DE. Jenny was a very outspoken and generous person. She loved to joke around and had a wonderful smile and laugh. Jenny was a member of the Turners Society, a lifelong member of the Women of the Moose Ladies Auxiliary in New Castle, DE and also was a parishioner of Lady of Fatima Church in Wilmington, DE. She will be missed by many family members and friends.

Jenny is survived by her son, Robert Lee Sharp, as well as, many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. In addition to her parents, Jenny is preceded in death by her husband, Francis J. Sharp and her siblings: Luther, Oliver, Lee, Marvin, Mearl, Julian, Stearl, and Grace.

A celebration of Jenny's life will be held on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 11am at R.T. Foard & Jones Funeral Home, 122 W. Main Street, Newark, DE 19711, where family and friends may start visiting at 10am. Burial will be held immediately after at Gracelawn Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to "Forgotten Cats" or "Faithful Friends Animal Society" and sent in care of the funeral home.

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