ADAMS CENTER, NY — Shari A. McBride, 62, of 19390 Minkler Road, Adams Center, died early Tuesday morning, Nov. 12, 2019, at her home where she was under the care of her family, Hospice of Jefferson County and her lifelong friends, Cathy Good and Maryellen Thomes.
Born Oct. 7, 1957, in Carthage, the daughter of Roger E. and the late Helen A. (Cronk) Ormiston, she graduated in 1975 from Carthage Central School and later received her associate’s degree from Mohawk Valley Community College.
Shari worked for over 30 years for Sears in Watertown. She held several positions, including the store manager. She later took a similar position for Kohl’s in Watertown for several years.
For nearly 30 years, she was married to Jon E. McBride in which she gained many in-laws of sisters, brothers, nieces and nephews.
Shari enjoyed interior design and decorating, reading, shopping and potting numerous flowers at her home.
She is survived by a daughter, Jonelle M. McBride and her fiancé, Mark Melancon of Adams Center; her companion, Ronald D. Tabolt, Adams Center; her father, Roger E. Ormiston of Carthage; a sister, Brenda Bivens, Richmond, VA, a brother, Bruce Ormiston, Palatka, FL; and two nieces, Shawnna Brotherton and Jenna Ormiston.
She was predeceased by her mother, Helen Ormiston, her brother, Dale Ormiston and her ex-husband, Jon E. McBride.
There will be a “Celebration of her Life” on Saturday, August 8, 2020, at her home in Adams Center. There will be no calling hours.
Arrangements are with the Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County or to the South Jefferson Rescue Squad.
To leave an online condolence, go to www.bezanillafh.com.