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Obituary for Vera Ruth Sharpe (Gosse)

Mrs. Vera Ruth Sharpe “Nanny Grandma” of Upper Island Cove passed peacefully away in the presence of her loving family at Carbonear General Hospital on Saturday, December 31, 2022. Mrs. Sharpe was 80 years old.

She leaves to mourn:
Daughter: Marlene (Clyde) Adams
Grandchildren: Joanne (Jerry) Reardon & Justin (Jillian) Adams
Great Grandchildren: Devin & Rebecca
Sister: Madonna (Gerry) Day and their family
Members of the Gosse, Sharpe & Oke Family
Special Friends: Patsy, Diane, Gail & Hazel
Family Pets: Charlie, Cashew & the girls

And a large circle of other family & close friends

Predeceased By:
Husband: Lloyd Sharpe
Parents: Chester Gosse & Beatrice (Edward) Oke
Grandparents: Albert & Annie Gosse

The family will be receiving relatives and friends at Slade’s Funeral Home, 424 Cranes Road, Upper Island Cove on Sunday, January 8th: 12 Noon-9 P.M. and Monday, January 9th: 10:30 A.M.-1 P.M.. In lieu of flowers, as expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Vera R. Sharpe Memorial Fund. Email transfers can be sent to, password: vsharpe. Please include a note stating what or whom the donation is for.

The Funeral Service will be held on Monday, January 9, 2023 at 2 P.M. from St. Peter’s Anglican Church & Cemetery, Upper Island Cove.

Condolences may be written to the family at: , on the Memory Wall section of the obituary. For further information please call Slade’s Funeral Home, Upper Island Cove at 589-2250.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Slade’s Funeral Home, serving Carbonear, Upper Island Cove, Bay Roberts, Spaniard’s Bay and surrounding areas.