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“Mom do you remember the day you died? I held In your hand in the hospital that day, I didn't want to let go. did you hear me say how much I loved you...Read More »
1 of 100+ | Posted by: Isabella Acampora - CT - Daughter

“Dear Mom, Can't Believe its going to be 3 years soon since you passed. You Always Cross my mind and I cherish the memories we had. I wish you were...Read More »
2 of 100+ | Posted by: Isabella - Cheshire, CT

“Marking 2 years since you were taken from me much too soon. I miss you every day. I hope to see you again, someday, somehow. I love you. ”
3 of 100+ | Posted by: Edgar - Atlanta, GA

“Dear Mom, The hole in my heart remains and you are thought of and missed every day. The love we shared was more than a mother and a son: you were...Read More »
4 of 100+ | Posted by: Edgar Simard - Atlanta, GA

“Dearest Daughter: On this upcoming Mothers Day, my heart and soul wishes you could be here to see your beautiful children and what they are all...Read More »
5 of 100+ | Posted by: maria - Branford, CT

“Dear Roseva and family, I just found out of your Mother's passing. She was a wonderful Mom and friend who loved her family. Know that me thoughts...Read More »
6 of 100+ | Posted by: Dana Tosto - tampa, FL - friend

“It has been a year today and I still can't believe you are not here with us.I miss you so much. You were the sunshine in my day at work and I miss...Read More »
7 of 100+ | Posted by: Tara Harris - windsor, CT

“SharrynAnn: On this sad, sad, day, you are with me still. You are the wind that blows, you are the diamonds in the snow. When I awake in the...Read More »
8 of 100+ | Posted by: Maria - Branford, CT

“Dear Mom, Today I turn 33, and I want to thank you for giving me life. I want to thank you for teaching me what I needed to become a success and...Read More »
9 of 100+ | Posted by: Edgar - Montclair, NJ

“SharrynAnn: Nine months today, I miss you so very much. I pray for you every day, thnk of you day and night. May your soul be with the light of the...Read More »
10 of 100+ | Posted by: Maria - Banford, CT

“Dear Mom, It has been more than 6 months since you were taken from me, much sooner than I ever thought. This time has been taken up by a dense fog...Read More »
11 of 100+ | Posted by: Edgar - Montclair, NJ

“SharrynAnn: Today is Easter Sunday, and it is also my birthday. I cannot celebrate without you, I miss you so much. Your presence is missed, your...Read More »
12 of 100+ | Posted by: Maria - Branford, CT

“Sharryn: I think of you every day of my life. I pray for you every night. My heart is still in pieces, my soul is empty. Missing you so very much...Read More »
13 of 100+ | Posted by: Mom - CT

“To my mother , you will always be in my hearts.thank you for the little time we shared i wish we had more time togther.you are the best mom anyone...Read More »
14 of 100+ | Posted by: Isabella

“To all of Sharryn's family - I am so sorry to hear of Sharryn's death. I think we knew each other when our children were at Darcey school. We...Read More »
15 of 100+ | Posted by: Martha Roberts - Charlottesville, VA

“Dear Marie, Michael and Family; Deepest Sympathy to all for the sudden loss of Sharon. When I received a call from up north it was very upsetting. I...Read More »
16 of 100+ | Posted by: Lorraine Russo Vitelli - FL

“I have known Sharryn through hergood work at New England Home Care &CT Staffing Works. In a recent chance meeting at the office~we sat down and...Read More »
17 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“Rest in peace my friend. John ”
18 of 100+ | Posted by: JOHN ABBAGNARO - NEW HAVEN, CT

“Dear Ed, Isabella and family: I want to extend my sincere condolences to you all. I know this is a very difficult time for you and I want you to...Read More »
19 of 100+ | Posted by: Claudette Shalagan - Cheshire, CT

“Ed, I'm so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. My sympathy goes out to you and your family. Love, Tracy Dempsey ”
20 of 100+ | Posted by: Tracy Dempsey - West Haven, CT, CT

“Dear Marie, Michael, Edgar, Roseva, Cameron and Jared, I have many happy memories of Sharryn. I use to watch you kids when Mom started LPN school. I...Read More »
21 of 100+ | Posted by: Debbue (Giaccone( Fitzgerald - AZ

“Dearest Edgar and family, We were so sorry to hear about the sudden loss of your mother. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Edgar, please...Read More »
22 of 100+ | Posted by: Joanne Watters and Gretchen Gierach - DC

“Dear Mom it has been a week since you passed and every day I wake up I hope it was a bad dream. I wish you were here to see Isabella and Ethan grow...Read More »
23 of 100+ | Posted by: Cameron Simard - Plainville, CT

“I truly wish I could have been there for you, as your lovely Mother and My Aunt Marie and cousin Michael were for me. I remember my cousin as a cute...Read More »
24 of 100+ | Posted by: Cousin - Northridge, Ca.91325, CA

“If we could say something about Sharryn: she allways had a smile on her face. She knew how to bring us one aswell. Sharryn was a sweet,happy,cheerful...Read More »
25 of 100+ | Posted by: Enid Betancourt - Hartford, CT

“Sharryn was just one of those people that you were always glad to run in to. Always smiling and happy to see you, she will be missed by many here in...Read More »
26 of 100+ | Posted by: Patty Amato - Cheshire, CT

“Dear Edgar and family, Your mother, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I remember, as a child, seeing how much she loved all of...Read More »
27 of 100+ | Posted by: Stephanie (Kubicza) McKenna - CT

“Sharryn was such a wonderful person. I met her while taking classes at UNH while we were going for our masters. She always had a smile on her face...Read More »
28 of 100+ | Posted by: Kerry Smith & Family - Ansonia, CT

“I will always remember you Sharryn. Bella myself and you always had our moments. You will never be forgotten and will always be in my heart. We only...Read More »
29 of 100+ | Posted by: Marli - cheshire, CT

“Dear Acampora-Vargas family - I am so sorry to hear about your mother's sudden passing. My prayers are with you at this time. ”
30 of 100+ | Posted by: Matthew Biggerstaff - Atlanta, GA

“Edwin,Roseva,Edgar,Roseva,Cameron,Jared,and Isabella: While I wasn't able to present at the funeral, I am mourning with you and sincerely send you...Read More »
31 of 100+ | Posted by: Samantha Thiede - cheshire, CT

“To Sharryn's friends and family, I am very sorry to hear of your great loss. I hope that you can call on the most pleasant memories of Sharryn, to...Read More »
32 of 100+ | Posted by: Rick Kaletsky - Bethany, CT

“I am very sorry to hear about your loss. Sharryn has touch many people and I know her presence will be missed by all. (member of the CT Safety...Read More »
33 of 100+ | Posted by: Phillip Cundiff - Southington, CT

“My thoughts and prayers are with Sharryn's family at this time. I saw her death notice in the Htfd. Courant and wondered if it was the same girl I...Read More »
34 of 100+ | Posted by: Kathy Torneo - Bristol, CT

“Dearest Edgar and siblings- My sincerest condolescences for the sudden and unexpected loss of your mom. May you draw strength from eachother through...Read More »
35 of 100+ | Posted by: nora macklin - washington, DC

“To My dear cousin, now with the Lord,I remember our family trips to Florida, our Christmas Eve dinners,your wonderful laugh even then, your wonderful...Read More »
36 of 100+ | Posted by: Lisa - New Haven, CT

“Ed and family, Please accept my deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family and may you...Read More »
37 of 100+ | Posted by: Todette Bryant - Atlanta, GA

“To My Dear Dear Friend Edgar my heart goes out to you and your family you know I love you the family and you have my deepest sympathy and may God...Read More »
38 of 100+ | Posted by: Goldie Tillman - Atlanta, GA

“I cannot even begin to explain how amazingly sweet Sharryn was. My sisters and I saw quite a bit of her and her children growing up and she was so...Read More »
39 of 100+ | Posted by: Meaghan Thiede - San Diego, CA

“To Edgar, Roseva, Cameron, Jared, Marie and Michael, I remember all the good times on Cynthia Court! Our family picnics. Sharryn was a dear friend...Read More »
40 of 100+ | Posted by: Deborah Fitzgerald - Vail, AZ

“Nos duele mucho que tu con tu corta edad ya hayas pasado por esta amarga experiencia. Sabes que aunque no podemos estar presente creenos que estamos...Read More »
41 of 100+ | Posted by: Edwin Vargas y Margarita

“Sharryn R.I.P. you will always be missed & in our hearts. Winky were sorry for your loss and we hope that you can keep moving foward through God's...Read More »
42 of 100+ | Posted by: Flor, Ashley, Charlene Pineiro - CT

“So sorry over your loss. Remembered the days when the Acampora family lived on Elaine Terrace. Unfortunately i am a bit uder the weather and cant...Read More »
43 of 100+ | Posted by: john louis rega jr - wallingford, CT

44 of 100+ | Posted by: MORY - BRIDGEPORT, CT

“Our prayers are with you. We're very, very sorry for your loss. Mitch DeRosa and family ”
45 of 100+ | Posted by: Mitchell DeRosa - Boston, MA

“Dear Marie, I wish I knew the perfect words to say... I can't really know how it feels to be you at this time... But being a mother, I can only...Read More »
46 of 100+ | Posted by: Toots Simard - southington, CT

“So Sorry to pick up the paper today and read of your loss. You are in our prayers. Love Cousins, Kessler and MaryAnn ”
47 of 100+ | Posted by: MaryAnn - New Haven, CT

“Dear Edgar and Family- We were very sorry to learn of your sudden and unexpected loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers and we send our sincere...Read More »
48 of 100+ | Posted by: George Rhoads - New Hope, PA

“Dearest Cousins My thoughts and prayers will forever be with you all in this difficult time, words by themselves have no meaning to the loss of your...Read More »
49 of 100+ | Posted by: Rick Simard - newington, CT

“Dear Edwin and Family, I only got to meet you and Sharryn once at Harriet's picnic and had so much fun with the both of you. I can still hear you...Read More »
50 of 100+ | Posted by: Kelly Thibault - Winchester, CT

“to my mother i will always remember you in the little time we had togther.you were always a loving momther. love you always and forever bella ”
51 of 100+ | Posted by: Isabella - cheshire, CT

“Dear Edgar, Roseva, Cameron & Jared, I was so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. You are all in my thoughts and prayers...Your cousin,...Read More »
52 of 100+ | Posted by: Alicia (Roy) Mandell - Charlotte, NC

“My Dear Friend, You will forever be a part of my being. I will never forget all the memories we have created. The silly, spontaneous rides to...Read More »
53 of 100+ | Posted by: Lisa - Cheshire, CT

“My sincere condolences to Edgar and his family. I am very sorry for your loss. ”
54 of 100+ | Posted by: Anna Sevilla - NJ

“Dear Edgar, Please accept my sympathy on the loss of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
55 of 100+ | Posted by: Nancy Hall - West Caldwell, NJ, CT

“To the Acampora family: I would like to extend my sincere condolences during this difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ...Read More »
56 of 100+ | Posted by: Melony Williams-King - Newark, DE

“Dearest Edgar, Emile and Family: Although no words can really help to ease the loss you bear, just know that you are very close in our thoughts...Read More »
57 of 100+ | Posted by: Susan and Lee Busch - Montclair, NJ

“Dear Edgar and Family: Your friends and colleagues at the UMDNJ-School of Public Health, and me personally, wish to extend our deepest sympathy...Read More »
58 of 100+ | Posted by: Tina Greco - NJ

“Dear Edgar, Very sorry to hear this sad news. I hope and pray that you will have peace and solace as you go through this berievement. ”
59 of 100+ | Posted by: Alice David - Piscataway, NJ

“I had the great pleasure of meeting Sharryn when our two girls went to Happy Times together. Sharryn has always been a caring, loving, supportive...Read More »
60 of 100+ | Posted by: Susan Marino - Cheshire, CT

“On behalf of the Connecticut Safety Society we are deeply saddened by the sudden loss of Sharryn. Throughout the years she has provided us with a...Read More »
61 of 100+ | Posted by: Ernie St.Amant - Wallingford CT, CT

“Dear Maria and Family: We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
62 of 100+ | Posted by: Diana & Ed Badamo - East Haven, CT

“Sharryn has left a legacy of 5 wonderful strong children of whom she was very proud. Her love of Edwin and her children and grandson transcends the...Read More »
63 of 100+ | Posted by: Harriet - cheshire, CT

“The world has lost a truly caring person. As president of Nutmeg Chapter, American Society of Safety Engineers, I speak for all of us when I say we...Read More »
64 of 100+ | Posted by: Walt Tucker - Hamden, CT

“Dear Edgar, My condolences go out to you and your family. She will be missed. ”
65 of 100+ | Posted by: Luis Comulada - Miami, FL

“My deepest condonlences. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. (member of the CT Safety Society) ”
66 of 100+ | Posted by: Dave Gelpke - Southington, CT

“My heartfelt condolences go out to Sharryn's family. She was such a sweet, genuine person. I miss seeing her smiling face at detention. She was...Read More »
67 of 100+ | Posted by: Kristine - Cromwell, DE

“Our Deepest sympathy to the family of Sharryn. The Pedi Department of New England Home Care and Sharryan's clients will miss her dearly.Pedi...Read More »
68 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Isabella,All of your friends at Chapman School are thinking of you and your family. We share your loss as your mom contributed so much to our...Read More »
69 of 100+ | Posted by: Mrs. Markoski - Cheshire, CT

“To Edgar,Rose,&Isabella my condolenses .Sharryn was a wonderful cheerful person.She will be sadly missed !!! ”
70 of 100+ | Posted by: jeff green - uncasville, CT

“To the Vargas, Simard, and Acampora Families- Sharryn was a wonderful mother and will be remembered in a loving light. Our thoughts and prayers our...Read More »
71 of 100+ | Posted by: Meghan O'Neil Paul Kuebler - NY

“primo siento mucho lo que te a pasado te acompaño en tu semtimientos acuerdate que tienes un hermano aqui para lo que sea que dios te bendiga ”
72 of 100+ | Posted by: Juan Pineiro - bridgeport, CT

“Estamos con ustedes en estos momentos de dolor,sabemos que Dios les dara fortaleza,y los ayudara a seguir adelante. ”
73 of 100+ | Posted by: Pastor:David y Margie Dejesus - CT

“Estamos contigo querido hermanito te quiero mucho y lo sentimos muchisimo te quiero ”
74 of 100+ | Posted by: maried vargas guzman Puerto Rico

“Sharryn Ann: I carried you for nine months, and when you were born they laid you on my chest. I saw your beautiful face and was filled with joy. ...Read More »
75 of 100+ | Posted by: Maria Acampora - Branford, CT

“Edgar and Family, We are so sorry for your sudden loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Karen, Drew, and Charlie ”
76 of 100+ | Posted by: Karen and Drew Voetsch - Atlanta, GA

“Edgar, We send our condolences and love to you and your family. With sympathy, Mel & Winsor ”
77 of 100+ | Posted by: Mel & Winsor Larios - Hercules, CA

“My heartfelt condolences to Edgar and Emile and your entire family. At Mass today, I prayed for your mother and for peace and healing for your family...Read More »
78 of 100+ | Posted by: Patricia Fleming - Scotch Plains, NJ

“Dear Ed, Roseva, Cam,Jared,and Isabella, We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom; please know that she, and all of your family are in our...Read More »
79 of 100+ | Posted by: stephanie labutis - lutz, FL

“Dear Gram, Dad, and Simard/Vargas Families, I am deeply sorry for your loss. We went from joy to sadness in such short time. May memories bring you...Read More »
80 of 100+ | Posted by: Vanessa Acampora - Branford, CT

“Siento mucho la perdida de tu esposa, Dios le de consuelo a todos sus hijos y en especial a Isabella les amo y comparto su dolor ”
81 of 100+ | Posted by: Jose Sandoval - Bridgeport, CT

“Hermanito y familia me duele mucho que Sharin no este con nosotros,,Siempre recuerdo cuando me llebaste al museo..Isabella siempre estremos...Read More »
82 of 100+ | Posted by: Lorna Santiago - Bridgeport, CT

“Dear Edgar, Roseva and family, I was saddened to hear the passing of your mother. My deepest sympathy go out to you and your family. God Bless! ...Read More »
83 of 100+ | Posted by: Patty Kubicza - Cheshire, CT

“The news of Sharryn's passing is such sad news. I will keep your family in my thoughts and prayers. May you draw strength and love from your friends...Read More »
84 of 100+ | Posted by: Nancy Melillo - Branford, CT

“Dear Maria, Michael, Edwin, all the kids and extended family, how quickly we can be taken away. We are all deeply saddened to hear of Sharryn's...Read More »
85 of 100+ | Posted by: gina forsa - hamden, CT

“Siento mucho tu perdida, te mantengo en mis oraciones junto a tu hijita; se que es duro pero van a salir adelante con la ayuda de DIOS, todo se puede...Read More »
86 of 100+ | Posted by: Beba Companiony - Bridgeport, CT

“Sorry for your lost.I will be praying for the family.Sharryn was always so kind to me and my brothers. We loved her as our aunt.God always picks his...Read More »
87 of 100+ | Posted by: Joel, Joseph and Jay - Bridgeport, CT

“Sharryn you will always be missed and you'll always be in our hearts. Love Ashley & Charlene ”
88 of 100+ | Posted by: Ashley & Charlene Pi?eiro - CT

“I was shocked and saddened by the news of Sharryn's passing. My prayers are with all of you. ”
89 of 100+ | Posted by: Georgianne Nobile - East Haven, CT

90 of 100+ | Posted by: Vaughn & Brenda Rivera - Geneva, NY

91 of 100+ | Posted by: Carmen Garay - Toa Baja

“Edgar and Emile, My heart goes out to you and your family! I am sorry to learn about the loss of your beloved mother - may her spirit be with you...Read More »
92 of 100+ | Posted by: Dr. Amy J. Khan - Reno, NV

“Dear Marie & Family So sorry to hear the sad news which came to me in Montana about your beloved Sharryn... Thoughts from my heart too you. ...Read More »
93 of 100+ | Posted by: Linda Deme Drago - Polson, MT

“Dear Acampora-Vargas family - I was so sorry to hear about your mother's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time. ”
94 of 100+ | Posted by: Angie McGowan - Philadelphia, PA

“An angel walked the earth until earning her wings, Sharryn you will be missed. My heart goes out to the Vargas - Acampora family. ”
95 of 100+ | Posted by: Ada and Steven - Bridgeport, CT

“Dios llamo un angel a estar con El. Sharryn te estrañamos y siempre recordaremos los momentos lindos que nos regalaste de tu vida. No hay...Read More »
96 of 100+ | Posted by: Ada Osorio - Bridgeport, CT

“Dear Edgar, Brett and I extremely touched and saddened by your loss and wish you and your family an abundant amount of love and support during this...Read More »
97 of 100+ | Posted by: Amy Cohn and Brett Hagman - NJ

“Dear Jared, Our thoughts are with you and your family. Love, Michael and Jason ”
98 of 100+ | Posted by: Michael Broder - Brooklyn, NY

“Dios los bendiga los acompa�os en los sentimientos que Dios les de fortaleza todo lo puedo en cristo que me fortalece los quiero...Read More »
99 of 100+ | Posted by: cynthia gonzalez - toa baja

“For my beloved cousin Sharryn ”
100 of 100+ | Posted by: Keri Rosini

Sharryn Ann Acampora, of Cheshire, passed away suddenly on October 9, 2009. Sharryn was born in New Haven on December 28, 1954 daughter of Maria Ruoppolo Acampora and the late Michael S. Acampora. She is survived by her husband, Edwin Vargas, brother Michael M. Acampora and wife Julianne (East Haven, CT), and her five children: Edgar Simard and partner Dr. Emile Pinera (Montclair, NJ); Roseva Simard (Cheshire, CT); Cameron Simard, wife Stephanie, and their son Ethan (Plainville, CT); Jared Simard and partner Jeremy Rafal (New York, NY); and Isabella Acampora-Vargas (Cheshire, CT). Sharryn was a dedicated nurse for over 30 years. She graduated from Southern Connecticut State University in 1976 and, in 2007, obtained her master's degree in occupational safety and health management from the University of New Haven. Sharryn devoted herself to worker safety and advocacy, served as the current President of the Connecticut Safety Society. Funeral services will be held in the IOVANNE FUNERAL HOME INC. 11 Wooster Place Tuesday morning at 11am. Burial will follow in St. Lawrence Cemetery. Visiting hours will be Monday from 5-9pm. Memorial contributions may be made to the Isabella Acampora-Vargas Education fund 691 Highland Ave. Cheshire, CT 06410.

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