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Dorothy "Jane" Sharkey
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    1695 Raoul Wallenberg Bouleard
    Charleston, SC 29407
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    1483 Tobias Gadson Boulevard Ste. 208-A
    Charleston, SC 29407

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“I was so sorry to see the news of your Mother's passing in this mornings newspaper, Pete. Although it has been decades since our teenage days at...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Charlie Nelson - Summerville, SC

“We were so sorry to hear of your mother'passing. We enjoyed hearing your stories about her over the years. May God give to you and your family peace...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“I am so sorry for your loss. I had hoped to call her when I was down visiting my mother a month back but no one had her number. Your mother was the...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Barbara Cusack - Wall Township, NJ

“I am so grateful to have met you Mrs. Sharkey! You had the best personality and the biggest heart. May you Rest In Peace!! ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: S Kalman - Goose Creek, SC

Mom you were so classy
5 of 14 | Posted by: Jack Sharkey

I know you're reunited now, but there's no smoking in heaven
6 of 14 | Posted by: Jack Sharkey

Fencing....really ?
7 of 14 | Posted by: Jack Sharkey

Such a cute 2 year old
8 of 14 | Posted by: Jack Sharkey

Mom you loved your GFs and you had so many
9 of 14 | Posted by: Jack Sharkey

“May Jane Rest In Peace and Condolences to the family. ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Sandy Donahue - Goose Creek, SC

“Pete,I will always remember your mom as a kind loving woman. She always had a smile for me and my family when we saw her at the different St. Joseph...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“I am so sorry to hear about Jane. She was a loving, kind and fun person. I have wonderful memories of her. She made us feel welcome the day we moved...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Linda Mangiaracina Thomas

“Pete,I'm so very sorry for your loss. Our Father's peace be with you and yours. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Charlene Mahaffey - Charleston, SC

“Miss you already mom. Love you! ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Peter Sharkey - Johns island, SC


Dorothy "Jane" Mazzola Sharkey, 95, of Charleston, South Carolina, widow of James A. Sharkey, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, December 13, 2017. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, December 16, 2017 in St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1695 Raoul Wallenberg Blvd at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive friends in the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Prayers of Final Commendation and Farewell will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, 604 Ft. Johnson Road, James Island. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL.

Jane was born August 1, 1922 in Spring Lake, New Jersey, daughter of the late Roy Mazzola and Eleanor Davis Mazzola. She was a graduate of Academy of Saint Aloysius in Jersey City and attended New York University. After staying home with her four children she began working in the Nursing Department at MUSC. In retirement she spent her time volunteering at St. Joseph Catholic Church where she was also a member for 47 years.

She is survived by her daughter, Nancy Sharkey (John Boyle) of Mount Pleasant, SC; three sons, Jim "Casey" Sharkey (Nancy) of Greer, SC, John "Jack" Sharkey (Carole) of Los Angeles, CA, Peter Sharkey of Charleston, SC; five grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her three brothers, Roy, John, and Philip.

The family would like to thank the staff of Ashley Park, Tender Touches, and Roper Hospice for their love and care.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1695 Raoul Wallenberg Blvd. Charleston, SC 29407 or Roper Hospice, 1483 Tobias Gadson Blvd., Suite 208, Charleston, SC 29407.