Mr. Robert F. Sharon, 75, former Franklin City Councilman, died on Jan.24, 2018 at Mountain Ridge Center in Franklin. He currently resided at Newbury Elderly Housing.
Bob was born in Newton, MA on Feb. 23, 1942 the son of Francis and Margaret (Browne) Sharon. He was raised in Rumney and graduated from Plymouth High School in 1958 moving to Franklin later on. He served in the US Army for 6 years and continued his service with the Reserves.
Bob owned Bob Sharon’s Auto in Franklin for many years. He later worked at Concord Hospital in security and environmental services.
He was very active in his community. Bob was a member of the Planning Board, City Councilman, “Choose Franklin,” Merrimack Watershed Council and the Upper Merrimack River Advisory Commission. Bob also was a former member of Rotary, Franklin Opera House, former Sexton of Webster Place Cemetery and current President of Webster Place Cemetery. He was voted Citizen of the Year in Franklin a few years ago.
Bob was a Senior Companion in the Newbury area and was site manager at Newbury Elderly Housing.
He was a member of Hope Community Chapel and past President of Ken Fernald Ministries.
His wife, Emma (Cilley) Sharon, died in 2013.
Family members include 2 step children, Allen W. Avery of W. Jefferson, SC and Barbara M. Gordon of Lexington, NC, a brother, Richard Sharon of Wentworth, and a sister, Marion Wojul of Littleton, his wife’s family, and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at Hope Community Chapel, 108 Hill Rd., Franklin on Monday, Jan. 29, 2018 at 11 am. Spring burial will be in Webster Place Cemetery.
In lieu of Flowers, donations in memory of Bob may be made to Franklin Opera House, 316 Central St., Franklin, NH 03235
Thibault-Neun Funeral Home is assisting Bob’s family with arrangements.
For an online guestbook, please visit www.neunfunrealhomes.com
Franklin Opera House
316 Central St., Franklin NH 03235