Cover photo for Lena Sharp's Obituary
Lena Sharp Profile Photo

Lena Sharp

March 3, 1922 — September 17, 2011

Lena Sharp


Lena Mae Sharp, age 89, of Easton, MD, died Saturday, September 17, 2011 at William Hill Manor, Easton, MD.

Born on March 3, 1922 in Bethlehem, MD, she was the daughter of the late Harry James Burklew and Nettie Thomas Burklew.

Raised and educated in Preston, MD, Mrs. Sharp worked at the Memorial Hospital at Easton as an LPN for most of her career.

On January 9, 1943 she married James D. Sharp.

Mrs. Sharp retired from Easton Memorial to become Dan’s caregiver during his bout with cancer.

Her hobbies included gardening and canning the harvest.

Surviving are her two sons James Daniel Sharp, Jr. and his wife Cindy of Griffin, GA, Timothy L. Sharp and his wife Nancy of Cambridge, MD, two grandsons James E. Sharp and his wife Connie of Washington, Lawson Y. Sharp and his wife deVismes of Trappe, MD, two step-grandchildren Renee’ LeMire and her husband Mike, Brian Roche, all of Cambridge, MD, three great-grandchildren Timothy R. Sharp, Alexandra P. Sharp, both of Trappe, MD, Bianca Sharp of Washington, two great-grandchildren Conner M. LeMire and Max J. LeMire, both of Cambridge, MD, and numerous brothers and sisters and nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death in 2005 was her husband of 62 years, J. Daniel Sharp and her son, Michael R. Sharp.

A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21st at Curran- Bromwell Funeral Home, P.A., 308 High Street, Cambridge, where the family will receive friends a half hour prior. Immediately following the service a reception will be held at the funeral home. Inurnment will be held privately at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Easton, at a later date.

Since Mrs. Sharp was such a dedicated nurse and supporter of Memorial Hospital, the family encourages that in lieu of flowers, memorial offerings be made in Mrs. Sharp’s memory to the Memorial Hospital Foundation, 121 Federal St., Easton, MD 21601 or online at or support given to the Talbot Humane Society, PO Box 1143, Easton, MD 21601.

To view online condolences, please visit

Born: March 3, 1922
Place of Birth: Bethlehem, MD
Death: September 17, 2011
Place of Death: Easton, MD
Occupation: Nurse
Hobbies: Gardening and Canning the Harvest

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Lena Sharp, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 6

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree