2014 October 24: Sharon Anne Marcoux

Sharon Anne (O’Meara) Marcoux, 71, of Salem passed away peacefully Oct. 16, 2014 at Salemhaven Nursing Home.


Sharon was born in Cambridge, MA. Nov. 8, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Phillip and Helen (Mills) O’Meara and the wife of the late Chanel B. Marcoux. She attended Pentucket Regional High School where she was a 1961 graduate. Shortly after, Sharon settled in Methuen to raise her family and became a life member of the Methuen V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary, Post #8349. Sharon held numerous roles in her employment career, where she not only enjoyed helping people, she made numerous lifelong friends.


She began her career at Woodland Nursing Home and Bon Secour Hospital in Methuen then moved on to different positions at Osco Drug and Rite Aid. She also enjoyed working the holiday seasons at Raymond’s Turkey Farm. In her spare time, she enjoyed gardening, sewing and watching her beloved Red Sox whether they were winning or losing. She also loved taking vacations with her family to the White Mountains to visit Clark’s Trading Post to watch a bear show and take a train ride to see the Wolfman.It was Sharon’s last wish to visit Clark’s which was fulfilled by her daughter, Michele.


Sharon is survived by her 3 children; daughters, Melinda A.

(Vaiksnoris) Moore & her husband Richard of Salem, NH. Michele-Lee (Marcoux) Murray & her husband Thomas of Derry, NH and her son Andrew D. Marcoux & wife Iza of Phoenix, AZ. She also leaves her brother, Francis P. O’Meara and his wife Janet of Groveland, MA, sister, Patricia L. Allen and her husband Keith of Rochester, NY. She will also be sadly missed by her grandchildren, Aaron Charles Lussier, Samantha Anne Murray, and Timothy Chanel Marcoux, sister-in-law, Aldona (Vaiksnoris) Belmer and brothers-in-law; Anthony Vaiksnoris and wife Rita of Methuen and Joseph Baldino of Pittsford, NY. Sharon was predeceased by her sister Gale (O’Meara) Baldino, first husband, Algrid Vaiksnoris and son, Algrid Vaiksnoris Jr.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 5-8 PM at Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St. Salem, NH. Funeral services will begin at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 26 Crystal Ave. Derry, NH on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 10:00 AM and will commence with a burial ceremony at Elmwood Cemetery in Methuen. Donations can be made in the memory of Sharon A. Marcoux to Relay for Life Salem, 2 Commerce Dr. Ste. 110 Bedford, NH. 03110.

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