Also known as “Momma Bear”, was born June 15, 1960, and it is with great sorrow we announce her passing on October 11, 2012.
Born in Calgary, Alberta, raised in Burnaby, she moved to Williams Lake in her teens. Shortly after graduating she met her future husband Bob Bobroske and they married in 1981. Jackie Dawn was born October 1981 in Calgary, AB. They moved to Surrey, BC and in May 1983, Jimmy was born. Bob pre-deceased her in 1991. So shortly after moving to Courtenay, BC, Sharon found herself with 2 young children to raise.
Sharon’s years of hard work and determination paid off and she graduated receiving her RN Nursing certificate, the top of her graduating class. Sharon’s work as an RN brought out the best in her. Sharon was a kind and compassionate soul who loved her work.
Shar met Ror Mc Conkey around 2001 and a new adventure was about to begin. They loved to travel and would regularly adventure to warm and exotic locations. One of Sharon’s favourite places in the world was New Orleans, but nothing surpassed her passion for fly fishing. Every opportunity was spent in remote locations with fishing rod in hand. A road trip, her belly boat and a Bailey’s and coffee. Life was good.
When she was diagnosed with ALS just shy of her 50th birthday, her attitude would inspire all who knew her. Seize the Day!!!!!!
When I look back on her life – it was a life well lived. She was a friend, mentor and mother. At Sharon’s request no service will be held as she was fortunate to say final goodbyes at her summer bash at her home late August. In lieu of flowers donations could be made to G.H. Strong Institute for A.L.S. in Vancouver.