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Joan Barton Sharpless

Joan Barton Sharpless

Mar 19th, 1945 - Jun 12th, 2019
  • Birth Date: Mar 19th, 1945
  • Death Date: Jun 12th, 2019
  • Funeral Date: Jun 14th, 2019
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Joan Barton Sharpless, 74, of Littlestown, entered God’s eternal care, Wednesday, June 12, in her home surrounded by her loving family.  Joan was born in Gettysburg Hospital on March 19, 1945 and was the daughter of the late James W. & Helen (Mickley) Barton.  She was the loving wife of Paul Sharpless for 55 years.  She is survived by one sibling, Jane Barton Thomas of York and a daughter, Melynda Jane Townsend of Ardmore, PA.  Joan was predeceased by her son, Christopher Paul Sharpless of Norristown, PA.
Joan was a 1963 Littlestown High School graduate.  She was a member of Barts Centenary United Methodist Church, Littlestown, for many years, serving as the church secretary for circa eight years.  Nothing further is planned at this time.
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Joyce Lynch
Jun 15th, 2019 2:09 am
Joan was a wonderful person. We will all miss her. We are sending prayers to your family.

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