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Sharon Lee DeRose,  84, died unexpectedly Sunday at Lakeshore at Siena. She was born in Racine, October 14, 1934, daughter of the late Carl and Florence (Nee: Peil) Hinsman.

Sharon graduated from St. Catherine’s High School “Class of 1951.” On February 6, 1953 at Holy Name Catholic Church, she married Santo “Zuddy” DeRose. In her
younger years, Sharon enjoyed bowling. She was a member of Vittoria Colonna and was an avid Cubs fan. She was known for her quick wit, humor, kindness, and never forgetting a birthday always sending a card. Above all, Sharon treasured time spent with her family and friends and will be dearly missed.

Surviving are her husband of 66 years, Zuddy; her 4 sons, Ralph (Cindy) DeRose, Daniel DeRose, Dino (Donna) DeRose, Robert DeRose; grandchildren, Natalie (Tony) Abbott, Lauren (Matt) Jackson, Dylan DeRose, Dominic (Michi) DeRose, Devin Jade DeRose; step granddaughter, Katelyn; great grandchildren, Gavin, Jaiden, Cameron, Logan, Ave, Emma, and A.J.; stein-laws, Joseph DeRose, Josie (Don) Pfaffl; nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Richard (Virginia) Hinsman; and sister, Joyce (Don) Olle.

Relatives and friends are invited for visitation at Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home, Saturday from 9- 11 a.m. A prayer service will follow at 11 a.m. Private committal service for the family will be at Holy Cross Cemetery Mausoleum.

Please send condolences to Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home.

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