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Obituary for Verna B. Sharples (Sowle)

It is with much sadness that we announce the passing of Verna B. Sharples of Chelmsford on January 10, 2024, at the age of 92. She passed away peacefully at home with her husband and her daughter at her side. She was the beloved wife of Robert S. Sharples with whom she shared 75 years of marriage.

Verna was born in Fall River on April 10, 1931, to the late Frederick and Beatrice (Nuttall) Sowle.

She loved and took great pride in her landscape gardening, especially when neighbors and other local people would comment on the beauty of her efforts.

In addition to her loving husband, Verna leaves her son, Robert Sharples and his wife Debra Tursini-Sharples and her daughter, Lisa Sharples; her grandchildren, Cara Rego and Stephen Faro; and her great-grandchildren, Eva and Emmett Rego.

She was predeceased by her daughter, Donna Faro, and her grandson, Corey Sharples.

Her funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2024, at 11 am at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 10 Billerica Rd., Chelmsford. KINDLY GATHER AT THE CHURCH. Interment to follow in Pine Ridge Cemetery, Chelmsford. Memorial donations may be made in Verna’s name to All Saints’ Episcopal Church.