Sharon Zahn-Nichols

Zahn-Nichols, Sharon A. (Brownie) entered into rest Sunday, August 25, 2013 at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital, Newburgh. She was 60.
Born July 26, 1953 in Newburgh she was the daughter of the late Robert Brown and Joan Butler.
Sharon was the widow of the late Robert Nichols.
She was a graduate of Ladycliff High School, Peekskill and attended Elizabeth Seton College, Yonkers.
She worked for IBM East Fishkill for many years and retired in the early 2000’s.
She loved the game of softball and played many years in woman’s leagues through out Dutchess County. Sharon loved the beach and vacationed there through out her life with her many aunts, uncles and cousins. For many years Sharon hosted an extended family Christmas gathering with upwards of 40 relatives. She loved engineering the yearly family ‘raffle’ that would make Christmas a bit more merry for the winner.
Survivors include her stepfather, Carl Butler, her sister Linda Price, her son Joseph Zahn, stepdaughter Jennifer Rivera and her husband Danny, three grandchildren Joelera Zahn, Kaitlyn Rivera, and Lilianna Rivera, three nephews Tim, Jeremy and Jason Price, and a grand-nephew Jeremy Price Jr. and grand-niece Sophie Price.
She was predeceased by her brother Robert Brown and sister Kathy Brown.
Visitation will be held Thursday, August 29, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated Friday, August 30, at 11:00 am at St. John The Evangelist Catholic Church, Willow St. Beacon.
Interment will follow in St. Joachim’s Cemetery, Beacon
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 2975 Westchester Ave. Suite 204 Purchase, NY 10577
Arrangements are under the direction of Jarett D. Quick at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY 12508 (845) 831-0179
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Date Of Service
Thursday, August 29, 2013 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm

Location Of Service
Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY 12508

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  1. Barbara Bopp Jung says:

    So sorry to hear about Sharon, I know how much she was loved!!! My thoughts and prayers are with Linda, Joey and Sis!!

  2. Stacey Zahn Butzer says:

    Joey I am so sorry for the loss of your mom. I hope we can find eachother one day. Love u your sister. Stacey

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