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Edward Sharp Jr.


Edward L. Sharp Jr., 56, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at Community General Osteopathic Hospital, surrounded by his family.

He was born on September 17, 1961 in Harrisburg and was the son of the late Edward L. Sharp Sr. and Betty (Barnes) Sharp.

Edward was a maintenance supervisor for Univar USA, Inc. He was a member of Lower Swatara, Londonderry and Middletown Fire Departments as well as I.0.0.F. Middletown. He was also a Cub Scout Den Leader and a Pennsylvania National Guard Member. He also enjoyed hunting.

In addition to his parents, Edward was preceded in death by his daughter, Vickie Sharp, a brother Robert Sharp Sr., a nephew Robert Sharp Jr. and a niece Amanda Wisniewski.

He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Deborah J. (Hawk) Sharp; a son Michael E. Sharp of Middletown; a daughter Samantha J. Sharp of Middletown; a sister Wanda Santiago and her husband Roman; two grandchildren, Ava Sharp and Jason Hardy; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A tribute to his life will be held on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 12 p.m. at the Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 260 E. Main St., Middletown, with the Rev. Ted Keating officiating.

Viewing will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Middletown Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Lung Association.

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