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Sharon Mae Maleckar

February 21, 1944 ~ August 16, 2018 (age 74)

Sharon Mae Maleckar, age 74 of Conneaut, died Thursday evening, August 16, 2018 at home, surrounded by her family.

Sharon was born on February 21, 1944 in Akron, Ohio the daughter of Richard and Katherine (King) Houston. She was a 1962 graduate from Rowe High School.

At a young age Sharon worked at the Akron Produce Market for her parents, later when she came to Conneaut she worked for Marianne’s Candy, J.C. Penny in downtown Conneaut and later retired from Grand River Rubber in 2005.

Sharon was a member of Corpus Christi Parish, attending Mass at St. Frances Cabrini.  She was a member of the Mothers Club.  She volunteered her time for her church, the 50/50 barn at the former Brown Memorial Hospital, and Conneaut Band Boosters.  Sharon’s most precious time spent was raising her children.

Sharon loved going to the lake everyday with her husband Leroy to watch the birds and enjoy the scenery.  She loved bird watching, especially her hummingbirds back home.  Sharon enjoyed crocheting and doing ceramics.  She was a very good cook and had a green thumb, and looked forward to having coffee with her friends, the “coffee group”, every Wednesday.  Sharon was an avid dog and cat lover and enjoyed spending time with friends and family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Shirley Holbrook, and a brother Donald Quaryles.

Sharon is survived by her husband Leroy Maleckar, the love of her life, whom she married October 1, 1966, three daughters, Stacey Maleckar of Cleveland, Amy and David Smith of Wichita, Kansas, and Jodi Slayton of Conneaut, grandchildren, Lindsay, Duncan, Shae, Nicholas, Eric and Jake.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday, August 23, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Raisian Family Funeral Home, 581 Harbor St. Conneaut.

Mass of the Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, St. Frances Cabrini Church, with Fr. Philp Miller of Corpus Christi Parish officiating. Burial will take place at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions in Sharon’s name can be made to the MS Society.  Envelopes will be available at the Raisian Funeral Home, who has been entrusted with Sharon’s arrangements.


Donations may be made to:

Multiple Sclerosis Society


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