Sharon (Shirley) Cleveland, 67, of Helena Lake (Lac la Hache), British Columbia, passed away on December 15, 2014.
On March 4, 1947, Sharon Fay Watts was born in Brantford, Ontario. Sharon was married to Ritchie (Summerhayes) Krantz, widowed after 14 years. In 1988 Sharon and Jim Cleveland were married and continued their happy relationship for 27 years.
Sharon worked in administration roles for St. Joseph, Hamilton and Willet Hospital, Paris. She enjoyed rodeo’s, hot rod cars, music, tai chi and spending time with her family. Sharon was a talented artist who loved cats and was one of the founders of The Brantford District Brain Injury Association.
Sharon is survived by her husband Jim Cleveland of Helena Lake, BC; her sons, David of Barrie, Ontario; Jason of North Vancouver, BC; her daughters Amber of Helena Lake, BC; Geri of Ottawa, Ontario; step son Philip of Brantford, Ontario; grandchildren, A.J., Benjamin, Tait, Oliver and Reese; great-grandchild, Oliver, nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Sharon is preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Carrie Cleveland, Ritchie and his parents Lloyd and Elizabeth Summerhayes.
Family and friends are welcome to celebrate Sharon’s life between 2:00pm and 5:00pm on Saturday December 27, 2014 at Helena Lake Ranch. Sharon will return to Brantford, Ontario and rest in Farringdon Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to Centre for Huntington Disease, UBC Hospital, Vancouver BC or Huntington Society of Canada. The family of Sharon Cleveland wishes to thank The Centre for Huntington Disease, Huntington Society of Canada, doctors, specialists and the Williams Lake Seniors Village for all their support and compassion.