Clare Patricia Russell (nee Sharpe)

May 5, 1925 to September 14, 2016


Died peacefully at home in her 92nd year.  Predeceased by her father Dr. Edward Leo Sharpe, mother Ellen (Nellie) Bishop, sisters Zita Sharpe and Eleanor Blair and brothers, Duncan Sharpe and Dr. Edward Sharpe. Left with fond and loving memories her husband Paul.  Also leaving to mourn her sisters Geraldine (Jill) Parker, Irene Normandain and Noreen Sharpe, as well as many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.  Special thanks to her caregivers Ruby Chafe, Shirley Sullivan, Regan Keats and Hazel Paul.  Pat was a Laboratory Technician for 18 years with the Provincial Government, an active member of the Girl Guides as Treasurer, was also involved with the Child Welfare Association and oversaw its liquidation.


Cremation has taken place.  Relatives and friends may visit the family at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Friday, September 16th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m.   To celebrate Pat’s life, a funeral service will be held at the Carnell Memorial Chapel on Saturday, September 17th, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.  Private interment to follow at Belvedere Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice.



2-4 p.m. on September 16, 2016

7-9 p.m. on September 16, 2016

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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2:00pm, Saturday September 17th

Carnell’s Funeral Home
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Uncle Paul:

Gary and I extend our condolences on the death of Aunt Pat. She was my godmother and I have wonderful memories of an exceptionally strong and capable woman with a great sense of fun and tremendous loyalty to our whole family. She lived a very long and productive life, and we now join with you in celebrating that life. Rest peacefully Dear Aunt Pat! We also want to thank you Uncle Paul for the exceptional love and care you demonstrated especially in her declining years. Thanks to you, she died at home as she would have wished surrounded be the people and the things she loved.a Parker Mooney

Sad to say goodbye to my remarkable Aunt Pat today. All her nieces and nephews love and admire her. She was a highly intelligent, kind, generous and always gracious woman. A lady. . Our thoughts are with Uncle Paul. Pat was blessed to have such a loving, devoted and honourable husband. Deepest sympathies, Uncle Paul.

I am sorry to learn that our dear neighbour and longtime family friend, Pat (Sharpe) Russell, has passed away. Although the last few years have been hard and she is now at rest, all will still miss her. My heartfelt condolences to Paul, Noreen, Gel and all members of the Sharpe, Russell, Parker and Blair families.

Bob & I send our condolences to you and the Sharpe family on Pat’s passing. We both remember her fondly from our laboratory days.

Sincere condolences to you and the Sharpe families.
Thinking of you all at this time, as that ache lessens you will all have many happy memories of the past on which to look back.
Margot Reid

Condolences to the family, thinking of you at this time of sorrow. R I P Pat