Sharon Parks Obituary

Sharon C. Parks
Sharon C. Parks

November 24, 1939 - September 6, 2019
Born in New London, CT
Resided in Waterford, Connecticut


Waterford-Sharon Claire Reeves Parks 79 passed away on September 6th, 2019 following a brave and courageous battle with cancer. Sharon was at her home surrounded by the love of her family and a lifetime of cherished memories. Sharon was born November 24th, 1939 in New London is predeceased by her husband, Clifford A. Parks Jr., Her parents George H. Reeves & Carmen M. Benoit Reeves and her brother George H. Reeves, Jr. Sharon is survived by two daughters Deanna M. DeMaio, of Murrieta, CA; Cathaleen A. Dahm, of Waterford, CT; two sons Joseph A. Parks and daughter-in-law Elisa M. Parks, of Lake Elsinore, CA and William G. Parks and daughter-in-law Lynn E. Parks of Ledyard, CT. as well as her best friend Virginia Sweat and the Sweat Family of Stonington CT. Sharon loved to travel having been to Europe, Central America, driven across the United States and travel throughout Alaska. Sharon was happiest when enjoying great food, much of which she prepared herself, and being surrounded by friends and family including her 8 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Sharon attended Harbor School was a 1958 graduate of New London High School and attended Middlesex Community College where she majored in Financial Accounting. She was a bookkeeper of a family owned business, Medi-Transit and at Greentree Nursing Home and a Companion Homemakers and Companions prior to retiring. Sharon was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and best friend. She was a truly beautiful person and will be sadly missed by all who knew her. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, September 16th at 11:00am at Saint Joseph’s Church, Squire Street New London followed by a burial service at St. Mary’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Thomas L. Neilan & Sons Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.




Mass of Christian Burial
St. Joseph Church
17 Squire Street
New London, CT US 06320
Monday, September 16, 2019
11:00 AM

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