Sharon M Penhale

1956 - 2021

Tacoma, Washington


Sharon M. Penhale died April 10, 2021 in Tacoma. She was well liked, loved and respected by all who had the pleasure of meeting her. Sharon was born in Bremerton to Roy and Vera Palmer, March 03, 1956. She was mostly raised in Bremerton, Washington where she met her first husband, Stephen R. Andrews. They had 2 sons, Stephen Jr and Christopher S. Sharon met her current husband Richard while she was working at Chevron. Sharon needed to go on dialysis towards the end of her career at Chevron, which she was on for almost 20 years. Sharon enjoyed many activities along with raising a family, she liked bowling, darts, baking, cooking, gardening, camping, fishing, traveling as well as watching the Mariners and the Seahawks. She always enjoyed her time with the VFW and AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary. Sharon is survived by, brother Lawrence Palmer and sister Lois (James) Burns, Husband Richard Penhale, Sons, Lee and Neal Ostheller, Stephen R. (Rebecca) Andrews Jr., Christopher S. (Bridgette), Matthew (Jenny) Penhale, 11 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by one sister, two brothers and both of her parents. Services of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at Gaffney Funeral Home with interment following at Calvary cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to VFW, AMVETS or a charity of your choice

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Mike Alberts

April 25, 2021 2:02 PM

Alas, Sharon, I knew you for only a short while during your fabulous life. Every contact with you was an absolute pleasure! At the AMVETS post, you always found time to chat. I'm going to miss you very much. 
 --and don't worry, I'll keep an eye on Rich for you!

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