Obituary of Sharon Lee (King) Schoffstall
Sharon Lee Schoffstall, 71, of Sun City, AZ, passed away on November 25, 2023. She was born on April 24, 1952, in Chelsea, Massachusetts, to the late Neil and Evelyn (Galletta) King. Sharon was a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, known for her independent spirit, loving and caring nature, and spunky personality. She had a determined attitude always fighting hard to the end, and her family meant the world to her. Sharon was a damn good cook, her culinary skills and delicious meals were cherished and brought joy to her family and friends.
Sharon is survived by her loving husband, Robert V. Schoffstall. She leaves behind her daughters: Melissa Duprey and her husband David Duprey, Hollie Schoffstall, and Kelly Rippy and her wife Mandy Snyder; her grandchildren: Austin Kirby, Katelynn Ducharme (Joshua Ducharme), Keegan Duprey, Taylor Mashtare (Brandon Mashtare), Ashlee Rippy, Dawson Duprey, and Tyler Rippy; her great-grandchildren: Cameron Ducharme, Evelyn Ducharme, and Weston Mashtare. Sharon is survived by her siblings: Neil King, Elaine Schencks (Ronald), Robert King (Chris), and Elizabeth Stevens (Mark). She also leaves behind an aunt, uncle, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family members.
In addition to her immediate family, Sharon was preceded in death by her parents, Neil and Evelyn King, her parents-in-law, Robert and Wilma Schoffstall, her sister-in-law, Katherine King, her brother-in-law, Roy Schoffstall and her great-granddaughter, Jocelyn Ducharme whom she admired and found great inspiration from to fight her illness.
Sharon attended Wilton Lyndeborough Senior High School and later pursued a career as a Printshop Supervisor at Westra and a Machine Operator at Tenneco. Throughout her life, she held various positions, but her most important role was that of a dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother.
Sharon found solace in her faith and worshipped at St. Alexander's Church and attended Harvest Church Online.
In her free time, Sharon enjoyed baking and cooking. She also found joy in knitting, crocheting, and playing cards and games. Above all, spending time with her family brought her the greatest happiness. Sharon had a heart of gold and was adored by everyone who knew her.
A memorial service to celebrate Sharon's life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that donations be made to Jocelyn's Legacy Foundation at https://www.jocelynslegacy.org/donate-form or Hospice of the Valley at https://hov.org/donate/donate-now/. Contributions to these organizations will honor Sharon's memory and support causes that were close to her heart.
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