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Obituary for Sharon Lee Girardin (Murphy)

Sharon Lee  Girardin (Murphy)
LIVERMORE FALLS, ME – Sharon Lee (Murphy) Girardin, 68, of Livermore Falls, passed away on Tuesday, July 3rd. Sharon was born in Farmington, Maine, on July 9, 1949, the second daughter of John ‘Jack’ and Sylvia (Nichols) Murphy. She attended local schools and graduated Summa Cum Laude from State University College at Buffalo, New York in 1972. On June 6, 1970, Sharon married her high school sweetheart, Gerard Girardin. They made their first home in Buffalo, then Fort Greely-Alaska, Jay and lastly in Livermore Falls, Maine. Sharon held positions in teaching and as a pharmacy technician but her primary job was her family, her son Erik and daughter Heide. She was passionate about their scholastic and sports activities; fanatical about healthy organic living as she created meals that were nourishing, unique and tasty. Who knew that ground kale and quinoa pancakes would taste good and be good for you!!! Her creativity didn’t stop at meals; she was equally talented with a paint brush and with the sewing machine, making clothes, gifts, Christmas ornaments and decorations for every holiday and occasion. After Gerard’s retirement in 2015, they enjoyed road trips to visit Heide and husband Erik in New Jersey and going to dances in Chelsea and Minot, Maine. Sharon is survived by Gerard Girardin of Livermore Falls, her daughter, Heide and her husband Erik Hassing of Stanhope, New Jersey; sister, Gayle and husband Jim Long of Livermore Falls; sister, Wendy Murphy of Canton, ME, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents and her son Erik in 2014. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at

Girardin – Sharon Lee (Murphy), 68, of Livermore Falls, Maine, passed away, Tuesday, July 3, 2018 in Livermore Falls, Maine. Funeral services will be held 10AM, Tuesday, July 10th at First Baptist Church of Livermore Falls, 25 Church Street, Livermore Falls, Maine. Interment Moose Hill Cemetery, 31 Record Road, Livermore Falls, Maine. Arrangements by FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church Street, Livermore Falls, Maine.

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