Sharon LaVancha Briggs

July 6, 2012

CARTHAGE, N.Y.  —  Sharon LaVancha Briggs, 70, formerly of Carthage, died Thursday, July 5, at Nash Memorial Hospital in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, with her family by her side. 

She was born Dec. 10, 1941, in Carthage, a daughter of Lawrence and Edith A. Gray LaVancha. 

She was employed as an Apple Inspector for Fowler’s in Sodus. 

She loved crocheting, puzzles and most of all her grandbabies. She was an active member in the Sodus Fire Department. 

Surviving are her Loving Companion of 25 years, Ron Marsteiner, two children, Joe and his wife Rachel Eggleston, and Clifton G. Briggs Jr.; her Mother, Edith A. LaVancha; several siblings; Ron LaVancha, Larry LaVancha, Denny LaVancha, Nancy Furkin, Edie Dickinson, Bonnie Madonna, Donna Barber, Jane Stone and Flora Wilson; and three grandchildren, Joana, Macie and Madee Eggleston.

She was predeceased by two former husbands, Clifton G. Briggs, Jr. and Joseph F. Eggleston, three children; Sandra Briggs Lucien, Randy Briggs, and Wayne Briggs as well as her father, Lawrence LaVancha.

Calling hours will be held 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, July 12, at Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., 500 State St., Carthage. 

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. in the chapel of the funeral home with Rev. David Allison, pastor of the First Church of the Nazarene in Carthage, officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Carthage.

Information provided by Bossuot-Lundy Funeral Home, Inc., and, Watertown, N.Y.