NORFOLK—Graveside services for Sharon A. Walker, 78, a resident of 3 East High Street, Norfolk, will be held on Friday, September 23, 2022 at 1 p.m. in Calvary Cemetery, Norwood with Deacon Phil Regan presiding. Mrs. Walker passed away peacefully on September 13, 2022 at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. Sharon is survived by a son, John F. and Kerry Walker Jr., Brownville; a daughter, Jana and Jeff Rose, Stafford, VA; her four beloved grandchildren, Mahala, Cassandra, Marissa and Joshua; two great-grandchildren, Dawson and Tristan and a brother, Peter Cole, Norfolk as well as several nieces and nephews. Sharon was pre-deceased by her parents Alva and Ruth Cole; her husband John; a brother Roger Cole and a sister Pamela Hooper.
Born in Potsdam, NY on December 4, 1943 to the late Alva and Ruth Smith Cole, Sharon graduated from Norwood-Norfolk Central School, Class of 1962 and married John F. Walker. John later passed away on October 9, 1966. Sharon worked as a nurse's aide at the Highland Nursing Home for many years until her retirement. In her free time, Sharon lived a simple lifestyle and enjoyed reading and animals, especially her cat "Oreo". Memorial donations in Sharon's memory can be made to a charity of one's choice and memories and condolences may be shared online at www.buckfuneralhome.com .