May 10, 2011
William Sharples, Jr., 81, of N.Arlington, died May 10, 2011 in Beth Israel Hospice, Newark.
Born in Kearny, he lived in N.Arlington for the past 50 years. Mr Sharples worked for Wiggins Plastic in Clifton. He served in the U.S. Army from 1947-1949.
Husband of Anne (nee Qualtier) Sharples, father of JoAnne Sharples, William Sharples III, Karen Taylor and Michael Sharples, brother of Doris Lanning and Carolyn Wooley. Also survived by his grandchildren Christopher, Stephen and Kara.
Visiting at the Wilfred Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Dr., Kearny (map, directions) on Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Funeral service Friday 11 am in the Funeral Home. Entombment Holy Cross Cemetery (map, directions).
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation.
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