Sharon Tomblinson Obituary

Sharon Lee Tomblinson
Sharon Lee Tomblinson

May 20, 1941 - January 8, 2018
Born in Miamisburg, Ohio
Resided in Anchorage, Alaska


Sharon Lee Tomblinson (76) passed away at home after a brief illness on January 8, 2018 with family by her side. Sharon was born on May 20, 1941 to Mary and John Patterson in Dayton, Ohio.

Sharon moved to Anchorage, Alaska with her parents in August of 1941. From 1941-1948 winters were spent on the Yentna River with her parents on a trap line and the summer months were spent in Anchorage.

In 1948 she and her family settled in Anchorage. Sharon attended Anchorage High School and graduated in 1959.

It wasn’t long after graduation she married and had two children. Sharon worked for Anchorage Telephone Utility and retired after many years of service in the IBEW Union 1547. At that time she took interest in crocheting and knitting. Sharon crocheted and knitted blankets for family, friends, and she would make blankets to take to the local hospitals for extended care patients. She enjoyed spending time at the local thrift stores finding the best bargains.

Sharon is survived by her mother Mary Patterson; her children Ronald Tomblinson and Deborah Franklin; grand children Keira Boles, Veronica Tomblinson, Andrew, Amanda, and Alexander Franklin; sister Sue Foley, brother Mike Patterson; 5 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and her dog Athena.

She was preceded in death by her father John Patterson.

Sharon will truly be missed by those who had the privilege to know her. A remembrance of life to spread her ashes will take place at a later time for family and friends. Donations can be made to ASPCA in lieu of flowers at 3710 Woodland Drive Anchorage, Alaska 99503.




Funeral Home
Cremation Society of Alaska
7216 Lake Otis Parkway
Anchorage, AK United States 99507