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Sharon L. Burrow

January 21, 1941 - August 11, 2021

Sharon Lee Burrow, 80, of Bedford, passed away peacefully on August 11, 2021, surrounded by her family.  She was born in Mishawaka, Indiana on January 21, 1941, and was the only daughter of the late Nino and Inez (Poletti) Zanotti.

Sharon was a devout congregant of Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church where she worked and served for over 33 years.  She made her oblation in 2007 as a Benedictine Oblate with the Benedictine Sisters of Virginia at St. Benedict Monastery in Bristow, VA.

She is eternally reunited with Lloyd, her beloved husband of 37 years after a long time apart; and with her younger brother Donny, recently lost.

She is survived by her 3 children; Brian Zanotti, of South Bend, IN; Steven (Dawna) Burrow, of Purcellville, VA; and Dawn (Scott) Caldarella, of Parker, CO.; 8 grandchildren; Rachel, Payton, Brynn, MacKenzie, Skyler, Zachary, Riley and Nathan; and her great-grandson, Beckham.

Sharon was a loyal and devoted wife, a loving sister and mother, a kind and steadfast friend. Above all she was an adoring and beloved grandmother and great-grandmother.  Her kind and gentle spirit will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

A funeral mass will be celebrated on Monday, August 16, 2021, at 11:00 am at Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church.  Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 pm Sunday, August 15, 2021, at Tharp Funeral Home, Bedford.

In lieu of flowers the family is requesting that donations be sent to Capital Caring Health at capitalcaring.org.

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Sharon will be sorely missed. We are on vacation otherwise we would be there. Prayers for her soul. Philip and Suzanne gallagher

Posted by Suzanne and Philip gallagher on August 18, 2021

Sharon will be sorely missed. We are on vacation otherwise we would be there. Prayers for her soul. Philip and Suzanne gallagher

Posted by Suzanne and Philip gallagher on August 18, 2021

Sharon will be sorely missed. We are on vacation otherwise we would be there. Prayers for her soul. Philip and Suzanne gallagher

Posted by Suzanne and Philip gallagher on August 18, 2021

We are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers! Your Mom is in a better place now and one day you will reunite but until then continue to live life to the fullest for the short time we have on this earth. Love to you all, The Haith’s

Posted by Ryan and Bridget Haith on August 14, 2021

We are thinking of all of the family & friends Sharon left behind, and hoping wonderful memories will help ease your loss. We know how much Sharon will be missed. Wishing you our best, and thinking of you during this difficult time. with Love, Dave & Helen Stewart and family.

Posted by Dave & Helen Stewart on August 14, 2021

We had many great trips together Traveling to Northern Va. and Colorado to see and love on our grandchildren. I will treasure those memories forever ! Also how you saved us all when the duratio hit and we all lost power for a week . All 14 or more of us invaded your home and you just took it in stride. Making all feel welcome . I love you my friend and know that you are finally at peace In the arms of Christ .

Posted by Peg Caldarella on August 14, 2021

I have and Stella would say so many wonderful memories of Sharon and Lloyd that a began at Wheelabrator many years ago. From the fun at company get togethers, guitar get togethers, dances, bike riding and just good old fashion fellowship. Sharon and Lloyd both were loyal friends and always supported others. Sharon, I'm sure will be missed by her church family and all who new her. Thank you Lord Our Father for the brief time we shared together.

Posted by Jimmy English on August 13, 2021

Sharon was a most devout Catholic Christian and took her faith seriously. For the years that I was pastor in Bedford she ran the office quietly, efficiently and graciously. In her many years of dedicated service to Holy Name of Mary Parish, she had to deal with the personalities and styles of some nine different pastors, each with our own unique ways! Sharon was loyal and respectful to each of us. I will never forget that. What a beautiful legacy of kindness and goodness. I will always remember how touched my mother was to receive birthday blessings each year and flowers from the parishioners. Sharon was the thoughtful soul behind that gesture! I write this on the eve of my late mother's 99th Birthday, remembering a thoughtful, kind and dedicated woman of faith, hope and love. May Sharon now rest in the loving arms of Our Lord.

Posted by Father Steve McNally on August 12, 2021

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