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Philip Sharkey


Philip Sharkey
Following a lengthy illness, Philip Sharkey of Plaster Rock, NB passed away peacefully at the Grand Falls General Hospital on April 12, 2018.

Philip was born in Saint John, NB, on May 4, 1931. He was the son of the late Peter and Margaret (Sliney) Sharkey. Phil leaves behind his sons, Andrew Sharkey of Fredericton, NB, Michael Sharkey of Gladwyn, NB, Philip W. Sharkey of Plaster Rock, NB, John Sharkey (Janet) of Plaster Rock, NB; his sister, Teresa Ward of Saint John, NB; four grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, and two step-great grandchildren.

Phil was predeceased by his parents; his wife, Elizabeth Sharkey (Davidson); his sisters, Josephine Cusack, Maureen Sharkey, Margaret Gillis; brothers, Jack and Pat Sharkey.

Phil was a school teacher in the Plaster Rock area for many years prior to his retirement.

Funeral service was held on Monday, April 16, 2018 at 11 am from St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Father Paul Paradis celebrated. Interment will be in the parish cemetery at a later date.

Music for the service was by Mr. Kenneth Campbell. The eulogy was given by Mr. Robert Zinck.

Pallbearers were Andrew Wright, Charles Jensen, Lynn Reed, Sam Breau, Murray Spencer, and Timothy Linton.

Arrangements were entrusted to Brunswick Funeral Home, Perth-Andover and Plaster Rock.
Service Date
Monday, April 16, 2018
Service Time
11 am
Service Location
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church

Visitation Time
1-4 pm
Visitation Location
Tobique Chapel, Plaster Rock, NB

Burial Location
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Cemetery

Requested Charity
Any local charity