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Sharon (Smashe) Gianni

May 10, 1952 ~ July 22, 2020 (age 68)


CAPE VINCENT- Sharon Anne Gianni (Smashe), 68, of Kelly Road passed away on Wednesday July 22nd, 2020 after a long battle with cancer. Arrangements have been entrusted to Cleveland Funeral Home Inc, Cape Vincent.

Sharon was born on May 10th, 1952 in Rochester, NY to the late John and Eleanor (Singer) Smashe. She graduated from East High School and worked in Collections for Sibleys, Genesee Hospital, and then Chase Bank until leaving that profession to start up a coffee bar in the in the lower mezzanine of the Chase Tower Concourse.

Sharon was a member of the American Legion Women’s Auxiliary in Cape Vincent, and enjoyed tending to her gardens.

Sharon is survived by her son Shane M. Smashe, her brother John (Cathleen) Smashe, her sister Sandra Smashe, her sister in law Cara (Kerry) Bliss, nieces Mara Alexia Boone ; Irene (Bryan) Ondrasik and nephew Christopher (Kim) Smashe, her dog Sheeba, and many wonderful friends and relatives.

Sharon is predeceased by her husband Clifford Gianni (April 8th, 2020), and her parents.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation: P.O. Box 414238
Boston, MA 02241-4238, or the #832 American Legion Women’s Auxiliary for the Honor Flight Fund: 248 Broadway St, Cape Vincent, NY 13618.

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#832 American Legion Women’s Auxiliary
248 Broadway St, Cape Vincent NY 13618

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
P.O. Box 414238, Boston MA 02241-4238

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