Dunn, Sharon Anne – August 12, 2021

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dear, sweet mother.  Sharon Anne Dunn (nee Murphy) passed away on Thursday, August 12, 2021 following a heroic battle with cancer including a brief but caring stay at Souris Hospital.  Sharon was the saintly spouse of 52 years to the late Kenneth “Trixie” Dunn.  Lovingly known as mom to nine of her own. Patty (Peter) van Diepen, Greg, Lefty (Edith), Tracey (Mike) Smith, Jennifer (Brent) Doxtater, Chris (Sara MacLeod), Rosie (Kevin Ryan), D.J. (Jenny), and Jonathan (Jovanna). Surrogate mother to many of her children’s friends and community members. Grandmother to 23 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.   Cherished daughter of the late Merrill and Helen Murphy.  Beloved sister of Doreen (Norman – deceased), Elaine (Tom – deceased) Trainor, Blair – deceased, Arlene (Melvin – deceased) Johnston, Brian – deceased, Paula (Gary) Drake, Linda (Wayne) Beaton, Patsy (Blair – deceased) MacKinnon, Joseph (Georgie), Arnold – deceased,  John (Elizabeth), and Rose (Blaine) Cheverie.  Treasured sister-in-law of Sr. Gemma Dunn, Cletus (Linda) Dunn, Colette (Paul – deceased) Hatton, Andrea (Gerald) McCarthy, Patrice (Donald) MacDonald, Helene (Kerry) Moore, and Francie (Doug – deceased) MacDougall.  Resting at North Shore Funeral Home, Morell where visitation will take place by invitation only.  Funeral mass, also by invitation only, will be held August 16, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Theresa, The Little Flower Roman Catholic Church, Morell.  Interment to follow in the parish cemetery.  Memorial donations may be made in Sharon’s memory to St. Theresa, The Little Flower Roman Catholic Church Cemetery Fund, or to North Shore Funeral Cooperative by etransfer to northshorefuneralhome@gmail.com.  Online condolences may be made to www.northshorefuneralhome.ca.  Sharon was a beautiful, quiet soul.  She was the consummate hostess – quick to have the tea pot bubbling and an extra plate on the table.  Sharon warmly welcomed everyone with a smile and a laugh.  She loved her grandchildren/great grandchildren and their frequent visits.  Sharon was blessed to have so many of her family around her.  She was a lady of faith who led by an unassuming example.  She was the hub of her large family, the queen of the clan.  Mom will be dearly missed.