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Sharon A. Witts

Retired Nurse at N.E. Rehabilitation Hospital in Woburn;

Sharon A. (Sheehan) Witts, 67, of Dracut, formerly of Lowell, died Sunday morning at her home with her loving family by her side.

She was the beloved wife of the late William P. Witts, Sr. who died March 14, 2010.

Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, July 15, 1949, the daughter of the late Thomas and the late Irene (Moran) Sheehan, she attended Lowell schools and was a graduate of Lowell High School in 1968.

She went on to become a Licensed Practical Nurse. Sharon’s nursing career spanned nearly 40 years as a member of the Nursing staff of the New England Rehabilitation Hospital in Woburn.

She was a lifelong communicant of St. Rita's Church in Lowell.

Sharon loved spending time with her family, especially family card games. She also enjoyed travelling to Las Vegas, Atlantic City and North Conway in her free time.

She is survived by her daughter Corie Silverstein and her husband David of Billerica; her son William P. Witts, Jr. and his wife Amy of Tewksbury; four grandchildren Caleb R. Silverstein, Cooper W. Silverstein, Molly M. Witts and Liam P. Witts; a sister Donna Abisi and her husband Ronald of Hampton, NH; three brothers John Sheehan of Lowell, James Sheehan and his wife Susan of Seabrook, NH and Robert Sheehan and his wife Diane of Lowell; many nieces, nephews, grand nieces, grand nephews and cousins.

She was also the sister of the late Thomas “Tiny” Sheehan.

Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 4 to 8 P.M. Thursday. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass to be celebrated Friday morning at ST. RITA CHURCH at 10 o’clock. Burial to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Chelmsford. E-condolences/directions at Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to the Lowell General Hospital Cancer Center, c/o the Philanthropy Office, 295 Varnum Ave., Lowell, MA 01854. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O’Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978 ) 458-8768.

Condolences (9)
  • Katrina Parkhurst
    I am so sorry to hear of Sharon's passing. I was her Mom's nurse st the cancer center. May you all find peace in your loving memories. My deepest sympathies to you. Katrina Parkhurst
  • Lauran Witts  - Thinking of you
    Corie and Billy I am so sorry to hear about the loss of you Mom. Taken too soon. I will always remember her hearty laughter at family gatherings. She was so supportive when I lost Frank. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
  • Tom Pound  - To Corie and family
    Corie, My heart goes out to you during this difficult time. You and your family are in my prayers. Tom Pound iRobot
  • barbara crowley[b.j.]  - I will miss you Sass
    I can,t believe we lost you so soon-all the years at the Rehab with you will always be a lovely memory-Rest in Peace my friend
  • Kathryn Del Bene  - Sharon
    The Witt Family, My deepest condolences to you all, I know how much she loved spending time with you all. your family and Sharon are in my thoughts and prayers, I was lucky enough to work with and get to know Sass At N.E.R.H. I loved seeing her walking down the hall knowing it would be a fun day when she was there, a wonderfully kind and gentle Nurse her patients all loved her. sass was the best, and I was bless to have known her, I will never forget her.God bless you and help you through this most difficult time.
  • David LeMay  - Sincere condolences
    My sincere condolences to the Witts family and all those who are grieving during this time. My thoughts are with you....
  • Ron & Brenda Braudoin  - Friends!
    You were and still are loved by many. You will Certainly be missed. May you Rest In Peace.
  • Christine DeCampo
    Oh SAS.. How you would make my day with your little jokes. I always enjoyed working with you on 3N. I hope you are at peace and enjoying your time playing slots up in Heaven. You will be missed and thought of often.
  • Barbara Obrien  - friend
    Over the last six years Sass was a very dear friend, we both lost our husbands the same year, I think that was the start of our bond as friends and just grew from there, You will be missed, but in my heart always, Even though our friendship was short , it was very special, I will miss our talks, and the laughter, Love you my friend xoxo
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