Sharon Leah Parrish

Sharon Leah Parrish

March 20, 1954 - February 17, 2023

Sharon Leah Parrish

March 20, 1954 - February 17, 2023


Sharon Leah Parrish, 68, of New Brighton, passed away on Friday, February 17, 2023 in the comfort of her home.

Born on March 20, 1954, in New Brighton, she was the daughter of the late Forest and Olive (Smith) McDaniel.

Sharon had spent her life as a nursing assistant for Blair Personal Care Homes and later as a housekeeper.  She was a past member of the Christian Missionary Alliance and enjoyed working in her yard.

She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Frank R. Parrish; her sons, Frank (Tammy) Parrish III and Chad Parrish; her grandchildren, Preston, Zachary, and Colby; her siblings, Keith, Donnie, Sammy, Johnny, Dennis, Carl, Jimmy, and JoAnn; a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Jeanie, Mary and Kathy.

Friends will be received on Tuesday, February 21st from 3-6PM in the GABAUER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 1133 Penn Ave., New Brighton.

In accordance with her wishes, Sharon will be cremated following the visitation.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital,


  • Date & Time: February 21, 2023 (3:00 PM - 6:00 PM)
  • Venue: Gabauer Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
  • Location: 1133 Penn Ave New Brighton, PA 15066 - (Get Directions)

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2 responses to Sharon Leah Parrish

  1. Dear Sharon, rest in peace dear cousin. Rodd McDanel

  2. You were a bright light that struggled to stay burning for a long time. I wish you a pain free heavenly rest now. Frank and Chad can take it from here. Frank I can’t imagine your pain right now, but god will help you heal through this new phase of your life. Love and prayers from the Ippolito family.

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