Sharron Stranahan

Obituary of Sharron Beth Stranahan

Sharron Beth Benware Stranahan, 67, of Route 9, Peru, passed away in the early evening hours of September 28, 2021 at The University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, VT. She was born in Plattsburgh, June 5, 1954, the daughter of William and Gladys (Busha) Benware. Sharron grew up in Keeseville and graduated from Ausable Valley High School. Following high school she attended beauty school to become a hairdresser in Plattsburgh and worked at the beauty shop at Zayre's & Grandway Department Store in Plattsburgh. She also worked at Champlain Valley Apple Storage for more then 15 years with a great group of people. Sharron became a daycare provider for many years for local families in the area. She had her "mother's gift" for taking care of many children who seem like her own little family in so many ways. She was loved by so many of the kids and parents that were so glad she was there for them. Some of them always went along with her family to the "camp" she loved so much. She always enjoyed sharing her love of camp with her family and the kids that she took care of. She will be missed by them in so many ways. She was a very active bowler with the Mix League on Friday nights at Keeseville Lanes in her later years and became a tough person to beat with her bowling scores. She was also a proud member and past president of the Keeseville Fire Dept. Auxillary. Taking after her mother. Sharron is survived by her husband, Albert "Jiggs" Stranahan; sons, William and Mike (Chrissy) Stranahan; grandchildren, William Stranahan, Jr., Hannah Stranahan, and Emily Stranahan; great-grandson, Jackson Stranahan, all of Peru; brother, Scott (Debbie) Benware; sister, Judy (Patrick) Troy all of Keeseville; and many cousins, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Gladys (Busha) Benware in 1983 and father, William Benware in 2010; her sister, Pamela Jean (Benware) Barber in 2015; and nephew, Nate Barber in 2021. Relatives and friends are invited to call Wednesday, October 6, 2021 from 4 to 7 PM at the Hamilton Funeral Home, 124 Clinton Street, Keeseville. As per family wishes, masks and social distancing will be requried. Donations in memory of Sharron Stranahan may be made to the Keeseville Fire Department or Angel Blankets. Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 124 Clinton Street, Keeseville, 834-7667.

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Hamilton Funeral Home Inc.
124 Clinton Street
Keeseville, New York, United States