Sharon Lee Villeneuve, age 76, passed away Tuesday afternoon, April 20, 2021, at her home in Escanaba.
Sharon was born September 18, 1944, in Escanaba, the daughter of Martin and Dorothy (Bergeon) Rose. Sharon was raised in Gladstone and attended Gladstone Schools. On July 8, 1961, Sharon was united in marriage to Dale Villeneuve and together the couple made their home and raised their family in Escanaba. Sharon was a member of St. Thomas Church where she volunteered for the St. Thomas Funeral Committee and the St. Thomas Annual Pasty Sale. She was a wonderful cook. Homemade soups were Sharon’s specialty. She loved family gatherings and enjoyed cooking big meals for all to enjoy. Her favorite time of year was 4th of July weekend spent at camp with family and friends. She enjoyed decorating her house for all the holidays and having family over for festive gatherings. Sharon also enjoyed playing cards with her lady friends and will be deeply missed by those who loved her.
In addition to her loving husband Dale, Sharon is survived by:
Daughters: Brenda (Ray) King and Amy Vallier
Son: Joel (Marci) Villeneuve
Grandchildren: Jason (Steph) King, Jennifer King, Timothy (Amber) Vallier,
Joel Vallier, Joshua (Kelsey) Villeneuve, ShyAnne (Ben Kloss) Villeneuve,
Walker Villeneuve, Alex (Kylee Belott) Larsen, Adam Larsen,
Dustin (Taylor Dubord) Heath, Carlie Heath and Travis Heath
Great Grandchildren: Hannah, Abby, Jayden, Liam, Graysen, baby Skylar who is due in September and Kinsley
Brother in law: LeRoy (Kathy) Villeneuve
Sister in law: Nancy Villeneuve
Also surviving are many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Sharon was preceded in death by her parents, Martin and Dorothy:
Father and Mother in law: Ernest (Birdie) Villeneuve
Sisters: Barbara Swift and Merry Brower
Brother: Joseph Rose
Brothers in law: Tom Swift and Alan Villeneuve
Son in law: Scott Vallier
Nephews: Terry Brower and David Swift
Sharon’s family will receive friends on Friday, April 30, 2021, from 4:00PM to 7:00PM, at the Skradski Family Funeral Home in Escanaba. Vigil prayers will be conducted at 7:00PM, at the Skradski Family Funeral Home in Escanaba, with Rev. Fr. Rick Courier officiating. Visitation will resume on Saturday morning, May 1, 2021, from 10:30AM to 11:30AM, at the Skradski Family Funeral Home in Escanaba. Mass of Christian Burial will follow visitation on Saturday at 12:00PM, at St. Thomas Church in Escanaba, with Rev. Fr. Rick Courier presiding. Sharon will be laid to rest in the Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in Escanaba.