- Local Guide
Sharon Louise Fitzgerald, 52, 624 Taft St., Sidney, passed away at 11:45 a.m. Monday, May 28, 2012, at her home.
She was born Aug. 27, 1959, in Sidney, the daughter of Carolyn (Helmlinger) and Roger Metz of Botkins. On March 17, 2007, she married James Fitzgerald, who survives.
Also surviving are four step-children, Brenda Hale, of Attwood, Ind., Teresa Longacre, of Kimmell, Ind., Anthony J. Fitzgerald, of Atwood, Ind., and Mindy L. Polar, of Frankford; 13 step-grandchildren; and a step-great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Steven L. Metz; and a nephew, Gary E. Metz.
Mrs. Fitzgerald was a graduate of Botkins High School. She earned her cosmetology degree from JVS, and was a license cosmetologist. She worked as a dispatcher for Kirk National Lease in Sidney. She was a member of St. Jacob Lutheran Church in Anna, and the Pierceton, Indiana American Legion Auxiliary Post 258.
Services are at 1 p.m. Friday at the Cromes Funeral Home, 302 S. Main Ave, Sidney, with the Rev. Michael Althauser officiating. Burial will follow at Pearl Cemetery in Swanders.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be given to St. Jacob Lutheran Church and Wilson Hospice Care.
Condolences may be expressed at cromesfh.com.