Sharon's Story

MARIAVILLE - Sharon A. Lacey, went to be with her Lord on April 14, 2016 at her home. She was born in Houlton, the daughter of Basil and Evelyn (Hardy) Jordan.

Sharon grew up in Bangor. In 1952 she and Rev. John A. Lacey, Sr. were married. She was a devoted mother, and was very active in the life of all the churches where her husband was pastor. Those churches included several in Maine, two in MA, and 26 years in Vernon, CT. Sharon was also an assistant head of the Testing Department of the Hartford Board of Education. In retirement, she served for over 20 years as Chair of the Board of Assessors for the town of Mariaville. She was Director of Operations for Literacy Solutions in Oxford and Norwalk, CT whose clients loved her and she loved her clients. She also served for years as Chair of the Board of the Hockamun Valley Daycare in CT where she was held in the highest regard while raising her own six children.

She leaves behind her husband, Rev. John A. Lacey, Sr.; children, Jack Lacey and wife Catherine, Shelley Castelot and husband Larry, Patti Hee and husband Jackson, Nancy Kellner and husband Kenneth, Juli Black and husband Andrew; daughter, Wendy Jayne Lacey who died in 1981; beloved daughter-in-law, Jill Coleman Lacey who died in 1979; 23 beloved grandchildren to whom she was much loved "Mimi"; 7 great-grandchildren; sister, Jayne Daly and husband Edward; half-sister, Mary Alice; half-brother, Tom, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Calling hours will be held 3:00-5:00, Sunday, April 17, 2016 at Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St. Ellsworth. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am, Monday, April 18 at the First Congregational Church, 2 Church St., Ellsworth with their dear friends Rev. Kate Winters and Rev. John McDuffie officiating. Interment will be at Brimmer Cemetery, Mariaville.

Donations in Sharon's memory may be made to the Wendy J. Lacey Memorial Silver Lake Scholarship Fund, c/o First Congregational Church of Vernon, 695 Hartford Turnpike, Vernon, CT 06066 or Mariaville Fire Department, 2171 Mariaville Road, Mariaville 04605 or Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County, 14 McKenzie Avenue, Ellsworth 04605.

Arrangements in care of Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St, Ellsworth. Condolences may be expressed at
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