FULTON, NY – Sharon Elizabeth Martin, 71, of Fulton died on Wednesday March 26, 2014, at Maytown Manor Inc., Florida, after a long illness.
She was born in Syracuse, NY, to the late Francis P. and Verna May (Lyke) Fitzgerald.
Mrs. Martin has been a lifetime resident of Fulton and enjoyed traveling to Florida during the winter months.
She owned and operated Shannon’s Hot Dogs, Fulton for 20 years.
Mrs. Martin enjoyed crafting and cross stitch.
She was also an avid reader and gardener.
Mrs. Martin is survived by her husband of 50 years, Frederick Stephen Martin Sr., of Fulton; their children: Frederick Stephen Martin Jr., of Fulton, Shannon Marie (Joel) Cordone of Hastings, NY, Stephanie Mary Czirr of Albuquerque, NM, and Sara Margaret (Peter) Pascale of Kingston, NJ.; four siblings: Patricia A. Fitzgerald of Cicero, NY, Kay M. Roemer of Naperville, Ill., Barbara M. Williams of Grow City, Ohio, and Michele F. Betts of Clay, NY; four grandchildren: Jeffrey P. Martin, Megan M. Cordone, and twins Alexander J. and Kayla M. Cordone.
Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Monday at the Sugar Funeral Home, and 9:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Church, Fulton, where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Jerome Amaechi.
Burial will be held in the spring at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton.
Calling hours will be conducted 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Sugar Funeral Home, 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton.
The family would like to thank the Hospice workers for their loving care and gentle manner and they would encourage in lieu of flowers donations be made in Sharon’s honor to the Halifax Health Hospice, 3800 Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange, Fla., 32129.