Betty J. Sharp
August 30, 1926 ‒ August 14, 2016
MANSFIELD: Betty J. Sharp, 92, of Mansfield passed away Sunday morning August 14, 2016 in Ohio Health Mansfield Hospital.
The daughter of James and Myrtle (Holt) Siar, Betty was born August 30, 1923 in Brookville, Pennsylvania. After graduating high school, Betty earned her bachelor’s degree in teaching from Clarion State Teachers College. While she was student teaching Betty first met William Clarence Sharp, Jr. The two were married November 21, 1946. Teaching all grade levels for Canonsburg Schools, she retired as a first grade teacher.
Betty was a member of Canonsburg United Methodist Church. In 2006 she moved to Mansfield. Betty enjoyed solving crossword and suduko puzzles. A loving grandmother, she was dedicated to her grandchildren.
She is survived by her son Jack (Maria) Sharp of Mansfield and daughter Melody (Mickey) Yanchak of Pennsylvania; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren; brother Dr. John (Susan) Siar; as well as nieces, nephews and extended family.
Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her husband William C. Sharp, Jr.; sister Kay Martin and brother Dick Siar.
The Sharp family has chosen the Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home for cremation services. Burial will be held at a later date.
Online condolences to her family may be made by visiting:SnyderFuneralHomes.com