Sharon Mingo Obituary

Sharon Watrous Mingo
Sharon Watrous Mingo

February 1, 1944 - October 1, 2014
Born in New London, Connecticut
Resided in East Lyme, CT


On Wednesday morning October 1st, Sharon Ann Mingo, 70, passed away after a brief battle with cancer. Sharon was a lifelong resident of Eastern Connecticut. Born in New London in 1944, Sharon was raised in Ledyard and resided in East Lyme for 51 years. Sharon is survived by her husband of 51 years, Richard. She is also survived by her three children, James (Kathleen) of Williamsburg, VA, Peter (Patricia) of Egg Harbor Township, NJ, and Kristine of New Haven, CT, and four grandchildren Nicole, Jessica, Adrienne, and Jack. Sharon is additionally survived by her sister Jane Bliven of Ledyard, CT, her niece Bonnie Powelzyk of Mystic, as well as numerous nephews, nieces, and cousins. Sharon was predeceased by her father and mother, Harvey H. and Marion I. Watrous of Ledyard, CT. Sharon was additionally predeceased by her brother, Harvey H. Watrous, Jr. of Somers, CT.
Sharon attended Norwich Free Academy where she was a member of the National Honor Society, graduating in 1962. She was married in 1963 to Richard and moved to East Lyme. She was employed by various companies throughout adulthood including General Dynamics-Electric Boat, Thames Valley Steel, Mystech Associates, and Ozone Industries. Sharon retired in 2010 and continued with passions in antiquing and gardening.
Calling hours will be at the Thomas L. Neilan & Sons East Lyme Funeral Home, 48 Grand St., Niantic on Sunday from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. A celebration of life gathering will be held at the Flanders Baptist Church in East Lyme, on Monday at 11 AM with interment following at the East Lyme Cemetery.

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Thomas L. Neilan & Sons East Lyme Funeral Home
48 Grand Street
Niantic, CT US 06357
Sunday, October 5, 2014
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Flanders Baptist & Community Church
Boston Post Road
East Lyme, CT US 06333
Monday, October 6, 2014
11:00 AM
East Lyme Cemetery
Boston Post Road
East Lyme, CT US 06333
Monday, October 6, 2014

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