OSWEGO, NY – Marshall C. Sharkey, 90, a resident of County Route 7, Oswego Town, passed away on his 90th birthday, Thursday April 11, 2013.
Born in Oswego Town, he was the son of the late Charles and Hazel (Greenwood) Sharkey.
He was in the CCC, where he helped build Fair Haven.
He worked at Hammermill as a boiler attendant for 25 years, retiring in 1988.
He enjoyed gardening, fishing, hunting and golfing.
Surviving are his wife of 68 years on the 28th of April, Esther (Rogers) Sharkey; five daughters, Jane (David) Pelton of Texas, Joyce (Thomas) Pavek of Ohio, Mary Young of Texas, Marjorie (Timothy) Malone of Oswego Town and Julie (Timothy) DeSacia of Oswego Town; a daughter-in-law, Janice Sharkey of Mississippi; two brothers, Charles (Carrie) Sharkey of Hannibal and Earl (Barbara) Sharkey of Oswego Town; two sisters, Edith Powers and Ella Cooper, of Oswego Town; sisters-in-law, Dorothy and Jane Sharkey of Oswego; 18 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson.
He was predeceased by his son, Marshall C. Sharkey Jr.; brothers, George, Lloyd, Harold, Robert and Glenn Sharkey.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday at the Oswego First United Methodist Church, 7111 State Route 104 Oswego.
Calling hours will be held 3-6 p.m. Wednesday at the Nelson Funeral Home, 11 W. Albany St., Oswego.
Online condolences may be made at www.nelson-funeralhome.com