Sharon Brake (Carney)
Sharon Brake (Carney)
Sharon Brake (Carney)
Sharon Brake (Carney)
Sharon Brake (Carney)
Sharon Brake (Carney)

Obituary of Sharon Beth Brake (Carney)

Sharon Beth Brake (Carney), age 74, died on Monday, August 9, 2021, at her home, strong in her faith in Jesus and peacefully surrounded by her family. A memorial service and celebration of life luncheon will be held on Sunday September 12, 2021 at 12:30pm at John Brown Memorial Park, 1 Spring St., Clifton Springs, NY 14432. Please bring your photos, memories, and stories to share. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Sharon may be made to the Clifton Springs Nursing Home, 2 Coulter Road, Clifton Springs, New York 14432. Sharon was born on December 12, 1946 in Clifton Springs, NY, the daughter of the late Rueben and Helen Carney. Sharon graduated from Clifton Springs High School in 1965. She was married in 1967 to Sherman Brake of Victor, NY. In Sharon’s younger years, she enjoyed going bowling and playing bingo and cards. She also enjoyed going fishing and camping at the lake in Canada. As an adult raising two children, Sharon went back to school to become an LPN, following in her mother’s footsteps. She graduated from Wayne Finger Lakes BOCES in 1987. Her overwhelming love for her patients was only second to the love she had for her family. Her lifelong career with Clifton Springs Hospital started at age 15 as a candy striper at the original Sanitarium. Her career ended upon her retirement from the CSHC nursing home as charge nurse of her floor. Sharon also enjoyed crocheting and knitting, special moments she shared with all of her friends, and an occasional casino visit in her later years. She mostly cherished the love and laughter she shared with Alyssa and Mason as their “NaNa”. Sharon is survived by her two daughters Janelle Thompson of Farmington Kimberly Brake of Farmington Son-in-law Fritz Thompson Grandchildren Alyssa and Mason Thompson Nephews Jim Carney and family Mike (Marie) Carney and family Niece Janet Cutlip and family Great nephew Tod (Christine) Hamburg and family Great niece Kristen Boshart and family In addition to many close Brake family members Sharon was predeceased by her brothers Bruce, John, and Robert Carney and sister Virginia Reddout Her family would like to thank her beloved caregivers, Patty Harper and longtime friend Barb Smith, for their love and compassion.
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Celebration of Life

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Sunday, September 12, 2021
John Brown Memorial Park
1 Spring Street
Clifton Springs, New York, United States
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