Sharon A. Dhom (63) of Newton


Published on October 5 2012 10:34 am

Sharon A. Dhom, 63, of Newton, IL passed away at 8:20 PM - Thursday, October 4, 2012 at her home.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM – Monday, October 8, 2012 at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Newton, IL with Fr. Al Kemme celebrating mass.  Burial will be in the Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Newton, IL.  Visitation will be held 6:00-8:00 PM – Sunday, October 7, 2012 at the church.  Arrangements are under the care of the Blake-Buchanan Funeral Home in Newton, IL.  Memorials may be made to the Education Fund of Sharon’s Grandchildren.

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Sharon was born on December 10, 1948 in Mattoon, IL the daughter of Ralph and Selma (Krone) Osthoff.  She married Andrew “Andy” Dhom on April 13, 1973 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Mattoon, IL.  Sharon was a school bus driver for over 22 years in Jasper County.  She was a member of the St. Thomas Catholic Church.  She enjoyed genealogy, wood working, gardening and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.  

Sharon is survived by: Husband of 39 years- Andrew “Andy” Dhom of Newton, IL...Children- Justin (Brittany) Dhom of Newton, IL and Jessica (Buck) Pickens of Wheeler, IL...Grandchildren- Saige Dhom, Jacee Dhom of Newton, IL and Brennen Pickens of Wheeler, IL...Brother- Roger (Anne) Osthoff of Mattoon, IL...and Niece- Ashley Elliott of Kenosha, WI

Sharon was preceded in death by her parents and Father and Mother In-Law Alexander and Theresa Dhom.