Sharon Poppleton


Sharon Poppleton, 79, of Verona, died Thursday, September 5, 2019. She was born in 1939 in Rome, NY the daughter of Martin and Rose Dunn Van Dresar. On May 22, 1971 she married Richard Poppleton in St. Peter’s Church. Sharon was a member of the Red Hats and the Jayco J’s. She enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren as well as her weekly visits with the coffee club girls.

Surviving besides her husband Richard, are two sons, Steven (Christine) and Jeffrey (Sheila); her grandchildren, Bradley (Stephanie), Andrew, Logan, Owen, Kole and Adam Poppleton, and Seth Myers; her great-grandchild, Bentley Poppleton; mother-in-law, Marion Poppleton; sister-in-law, Sue Walker, brother-in-law, Jim Poppleton; and several nieces and nephews. Sharon was predeceased by her infant daughter, MaryAnn; granddaughter, Amelia Rose; her parents; and her sisters, Margaret Prichard, Eileen Spriggs, Ella Fuller, and Mary Joan Van Dresar.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Peter’s Church. Interment will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at Prince-Boyd & Hyatt Home for Funerals, Inc., 210 W. Court St., Rome Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

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