After a long battle with cancer, Carol Ruth (Sharpnack) Thompson, age 75, of West Newton passed away on Friday, November 20, 2020 at Ascension St. Thomas Midtown Hospital in Nashville, TN. She retired as a secretary for GMAC in St. Petersburg, FL and she worked part-time with her late mother at Sandcastle and Kennywood. She enjoyed traveling and sports. Born June 24, 1945 in Teaneck, NJ, she was a daughter of the late Thomas E. and Caroline (McLaughlin) Sharpnack. She is survived by her daughter, Nancye (Shaun) Hill of Manchester, TN; grandson, Austin Kistler of Manchester, TN; sister, Peggy (Ron) Mizla of Morgantown, WV; also, many cousins. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Monday, November 30, 2020 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. A funeral service will take place on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 12 Noon in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Dr. Marvin C. Watson officiating. Burial will follow in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. In order to comply with Covid-19 restrictions, attendance will be limited to 50 people at any given time inside the funeral home. Guests are required to wear masks and follow CDC social distancing guidelines. You may be asked to limit your visiting time so that all guests will have an opportunity to pay their respects. The family would like to express their understanding to those who are unable to attend due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.
Originally published November 25, 2020.