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25 Broad Street
Hamilton, NY 13346
Phone: 315-824-2417
Fax: 315-825-3526
Sharon Bertlesman

Sharon Bertlesman (Rahauiser)

June 4, 1948 - June 29, 2019
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SHARON BERTLESMAN

ORISKANY FALLS: Sharon Bertlesman, 71, of Valley Road, passed away Saturday, June 29, 2019 at her home.
She was born June 4, 1948 in Utica, a daughter of Howard and Kathleen Sheley Rahauiser and was a graduate of Utica Free Academy. Sharon married Robert J. Bertlesman on December 29, 1979 in Kirkland. Sharon was a security dispatcher for Hamilton College until retiring. She was also a volunteer for the Creekside Community Outreach Center in Oriskany Falls, and the Red Cross. She enjoyed gardening and shopping. She was an amazing person, strong and kind with a great sense of humor. She deeply loved her family who were the light of her life. She made Christmas celebrations unforgettable, especially with her generous and overabundant gifting.
Surviving are her husband of 39 years, Robert; her children, Bridget and David Kilts of Oriskany Falls; Eric and Laurel Vilardi of GA; her step-children, Kim Matanga and John Bertlesman, both of Ft. Worth, TX; a sister, Nancy Pasciak and Ron McNamara of New Hartford; two brothers, John and Susan Rahauiser of Utica; Dennis Rahauiser and Terry Catchpole of Rome; sixteen grandchildren, many great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her beloved canine companion, Ben; and a step-son, Robert T. Bertlesman.
A celebration of Sharon’s life will be held on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 from 4-7pm at the Kelley-Phillips American Legion Post #569, Oriskany Falls.
Interment will be private at the convenience of her family.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the Creekside Community Outreach Center, 105 Madison St., Oriskany Falls, NY 13425; or to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 7, East Syracuse, NY 13057 or at www cancer.org.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 210 E. Main St., Waterville, NY.
To send a condolence and sign the Book of Memories online go to www.burgessandtedescofuneralhomes.com

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  • Celebration of Life

    July 3, 2019 | 4:00pm
    When
    July 3, 2019 4:00pm
    Location
    Kelley-Phillips American Legion Post #569
    Address
    115 Madison St.
    ORISKANY FALLS, NY 13425
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    The celebration will continue to 7pm.

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Jim, Diana, Tom and Sally Bertlesman

Posted at 11:22am
We remember a beautiful charming woman with a great smile and a great sense of humor. She will be missed by everyone who knew her,
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JIm Melvin

Posted at 06:59pm
I worked at Hamilton College along with Sharon. She was a wonderful and caring person. RIP my friend.
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Gina Rae

Posted at 06:31pm
My Sher-Bear, I will always remember you happy, joking with me my dear friend oh and we laughed & laughed, so many memories with you and of you but I will always remember your hats, your jewelry, and your heels and when you were told you had to wear a uniform at security you hated it and still wore mini-skirt and jeans, with heels of course! I know you always had a stash of jewelry and trinkets in the closet you had no idea you had until Christmas was rolling around and you took stock to give to Bridget, Courtney, and the other grandkids. And you loved Bob so much, I will remember summer parties at your house. We shopped, we ate many dinners together at the college, coffee, we enjoyed our IHOP lunches, and we loved our big dogs & stories about them, (you washing big Ben in the bathtub). I love you my dear friend I love you, you will always live in me Sher!
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