Denise Ann Sharkey, 64, of Wilmington, NC, passed away Sunday, January 24, 2016.
Denise, born 1951, raised in Suffolk County, NY. moved to Wilmington 1986 with husband, John, and 3 sons. She pursued art, wrote, performed theatre and puppet plays, and fine painting, will be remembered as a cheerful, compassionate friend always ready to help, sacrificing her own needs for others, asking little in return.
She is survived by hers sons Henry, Lucas, and Tyler, three grandsons, her brother Bobby Young and sister Carol Winfield.
Preceded in death by her parents, George and Mary Rose Young, and brothers, Greg and Jeffery Young.
A Funeral Mass will be held 10AM, Saturday, January 30 at the Basilica Shrine of St. Mary, 412 Ann St. Wilmington, NC, with a reception to follow at the Firehouse Suite 602 S. 5th Ave.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910-791-9099