She was a resident of Kosciusko County, Ind., for the past six years. Sharon retired from the Medical Dental Business Bureau of Fort Wayne, Ind. She was a volunteer at St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne and was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
She was born on June 4, 1935, in Fort Wayne to Eugene Lamphier and Dorothy Matilda (Longberry) Lamphier. On Sept. 6, 1952, she was married to Roy Lee Harding, who passed away on Feb. 7, 1998.
She will be lovingly remembered by her two sons: Randy (Kim) Harding, Kearns, Utah; Rick (Becky) Harding, Jackson, Mich.; two daughters: Christina (Lynn) Bird, Fort Wayne; Laura (Michael) Stout, Warsaw; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one sister: Joan.
Her visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Rd., Warsaw. A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, (Central Standard Time) at Upper Cummings Cemetery in Derby, Ind.
Memorial donations in Sharon’s name may be directed to the American Cancer Society, Northwest Indiana Office, 130 Red Coach Drive, Mishawaka, IN 46545; or to Kosciusko Home Care & Hospice, P.O. Box 1196, Warsaw, IN 46581-1196.