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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Stanley Joseph Sharpe, 93 – Served in the Merchant Marines in WWII

Stanley Joseph Sharpe, 93, of Orwigsburg, formerly of Southampton, PA, passed away Saturday, July 18, at Seton Manor Inc.

Stanley was born in Andalusia, PA on November 29, 1926, the only son of the late Erna (Schaeffer) and Joseph C. Sharpe. He was the widower of Audrey (Fleming) Sharpe.

He served in the Merchant Marines in WWII, and in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He was a 1957 graduate of the Pennsylvania State University and worked as a metallurgist and engineer in the steel and aluminum industries. He was also a skilled woodworker and boat builder.

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Stanley is survived by nieces Brenda Binns, Elizabeth Clark, and Bonnie Fleming-Jacoby, and by grand nieces Brigitte Yeager and Rebecca Netznik and grand nephew Mark Clark.

Memorial Services will be held at Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. on August 5th at 11:00 AM. Family & Friends may gather from 10:00 AM until the time of service. Interment will be private, in Sunset Memorial Park, Feasterville, PA.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Orwigsburg Food Pantry,ย c/o Edna Hart, 66ย Hart Road, Auburn, PAย  17922ย or Philabundance, 3616 South Galloway Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148.

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