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Sharon M (Burroughs) Sherman

October 25, 1948 ~ May 3, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Sharon Sherman Obituary

Sharon M. (Burroughs) Sherman passed away May 3 2023 at Auburn Community Hospital after a long battle with cancer. 

Sharon was born October 25, 1948 in Auburn NY to the late Mary Noble and Edward Burroughs. She lived in the Cayuga County area most of her life and was a 1969  graduate from Southern Cayuga School. 

She worked  various jobs throughout her life  at General Products Factory, Groton Nursing Home and volunteered with the Moravia Fire Department with the Fire Police.

Sharon's family and friends meant the world to her and was always there when needed. Her strong devotion was always appreciated and never forgotten. 

Sharon leaves behind her companion of many years James Allen. Sisters Susan (Lawrence) Radcliff, and Cathy Herrington. Sons Craig (Lela) Burroughs, Douglas (Meridyth) Fitzsimmons, Brian Fitzsimmons  and her ex daughter in law Jennifer Bradshaw.  Grandchildren Nickolas Harris, Brandon Sherman, Amber Burroughs, Emily (Joseph) DeWitt, Caleb Burroughs, Megan Bradshaw, William Bradshaw, Douglas Fitzsimmons Jr, Samantha Fitzsimmons,  Giselle Marquart, and Scott Worth, Great grandchildren Daniel, Alaura, Jaxson, Madison, Kinslee, Andrew, Olivia, Paislee, Brantley, and Waylon. Several cousins, neices and nephews. 

She is predeceased by her parents, step-father Minerad Herrington, sisters Ellen White, Peggy Macarthur, husbands Roy Fitzsimmons, and Elmer Sherman.

Services will be at Wade's Funeral Home in Moravia on May 6, 2023 from 11am to 1pm with a 1pm service, burial at Fort Hill Cemetery will be at a later date. Reception to follow at King Ferry Presbyterian Church, 8821 NY-90, King Ferry, NY 13081

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Four Town First Aid Squad or Moravia Fire Department.  

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May 6, 2023

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Wade Funeral Home
22 Church Street
Moravia, NY 13118

Funeral Service
May 6, 2023

1:00 PM
Wade Funeral Home
22 Church Street
Moravia, NY 13118


Moravia Volunteer Fire Department
PO Box 686, Moravia NY 13118

Four Town First Aid
109 Main Street, Moravia NY 13118
Tel: 1-315-497-3215


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