At age 97, Esther passed away on January 22, 2021 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY. She was born in Conesus, NY to the late Charles and Florence Waden. Esther was predeceased by her devoted husband; Carlton Sharpe and her son; Francis Sharpe, her siblings; Louie Waden, Raymond Waden, Mildred Farrell, Marion Stewart, Donnie Waden. Survived by her grandchildren; Brian (Darcy) Sharpe and Terri (John) Brisbane, and her great grandchild; Lucas Brisbane, along with several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
Esther graduated from Livonia High School and went on to marry her high school sweetheart and the love of her life. Once Carlton returned from WWII, they set their roots and soon after Francis arrived. After Francis got a little older, Esther went on to become a Postal Clerk for the Conesus Post Office and retired as the Post Master 30 years later. It was important to Esther to stay active in her community, she was a member of the Ladies’ Auxiliary Fire department, Ladies’ Auxiliary for Conlon Mulvaney American Legion, a Lifelong member of the Conesus United Church. Esther was an avid bowler who enjoyed spending time with her friends and family. Her mind was as sharp as her last name. Esther will be greatly missed.
A Funeral Service will take place privately at the Conesus United Church, with interment following at Arnold Cemetery in Conesus. Memorial Contributions may be made to Conesus United Church, 6199 South Livonia Road, Conesus, NY 14435. To share a memory or a condolence, please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com.