Ekua Sharp


Ekua Sharp of Warwick, NY (formerly of the Bronx, NY), passed away on June 12, 2019 at Orange Regional Medical Center, Wallkill, NY with her loving husband by her side.  She was 75 years old.


Born on October 13, 1943 in New York, NY to the late Joseph and Arlene Lawson.


Ekua was a Social Case Worker with NYS Department of Social Services.


She was an active member of the Chardavoyne Group.  She was interested in “fiber arts,” an avid knitter and teacher of knitting. She loved music and played guitar.


Ekua is survived by her husband George; stepchildren, John Dendy of San Antonio, TX, Kay Dendy of Carlsbad, CA, and Kathleen Perks of Nova Scotia; and a stepgrandson, Austin.  She was predeceased by a son, Ian.


A memorial service is being planned for a later time.


In lieu of flowers, donations in Ekua’s memory may be made to the American (Breast) Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or online at https://donate3.cancer.org/

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I was so sorry to hear of Ekua's battle with cancer and her loss to the community. I had the pleasure of interviewing her for her "object story" for the library several years ago-- a kind, intelligent, and lovely soul. Condolences to all the family.
Sue Gardner
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