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Sharon A. Tempesco, 77, of Cogan Station, died unexpectedly at home on Friday, March 4, 2022. Surviving is her loving husband of 56 years, Clement L. Tempesco, whom she met in college and went to married the day after graduation from School of Nursing (Sharon) and College (Clem). Together they built a beautiful life from scratch.

Sharon was born on March 31, 1944 and she didn’t know at the time that her love affair with Clem began at Williamsport Hospital where they were born four days apart and shared the same hospital room. Sharon was the daughter of the late Jack and Kathleen (Leutze) Bowen.

Sharon graduated in 1962 from Williamsport High School and graduated in 1965 from Williamsport Hospital School of Nursing. She was employed at Williamsport Hospital for a few years before becoming the greatest treasure of her life, being a wife and mother, staying home to care for her family. Sharon had a lot of love to give from her heart of gold, she was a friend to all, giving of herself and her time to others in need.

Sharon’s knowledge, talents and compassion are proudly passed on to her family, who continue to be passionate about service. Since 1982, Sharon was a life member of the Hepburn Township Volunteer Fire Company where she wore many hats such as EMS Captain, EMT, Firefighter, Chief Engineer, Vice President, President and is the current Secretary. She devoted her life to the service of others, her passion was never far away, a scanner in every room was heard on every visit, and even in the sleep of their house.

Sharon is admired and remembered for her passion for volunteer service, dedication to defying the odds and making a difference, especially given her ability to work with her hands as a mechanic and for her first-class operational skills. order, whatever wheel she was behind. Engine 15, Tanker 15, Ladder 15, Rescue 15, Ambulance 15, and she could run them all.

Outside of the fire company, Sharon could be found loving animals, admiring her hard work in her flowerbeds, tinkering, battling with technology, spending time with her family, riding around the neighborhood on her tractor or in a crowd supporting her grandchildren during their extracurricular activities. Above all, she was a beloved wife, mom and nanny.

Surviving in addition to her husband are three children, Jeffrey B. Tempesco (Stephanie) of Williamsport, Christa L. Tempesco of Cogan Station and Scott B. Tempesco (Cindy) also of Williamsport; five grandchildren, Cortney Tempesco (Robbie), Chyleigh, Bailey, Jayden and Andrew Tempesco; three great-grandchildren, AlyviaJo, Teagann and Bowen Tempesco; one brother, Gary Bowen (Judy) of Cogan Station; sister-in-law Diane Coledo (Mike), two nieces Michelle and Kelley; many dear friends and her beloved pets, Molly, Leia, KeKe, Neko and Ziggy.

In addition to her parents, she was welcomed at the gates of heaven by her four-legged companions, Jed and Titan.

A funeral service to honor Sharon’s life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at Sanders Mortuary, 821 Diamond St., Williamsport. Interment will follow at State Road Cemetery. A vernissage will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8 at Sanders.

The family welcomes flowers or memorial contributions may be made in Sharon’s name to Hepburn Township Volunteer Fire Company, 615 Route 973 East, Cogan Station, PA 17728 for the most recent achievement, of which she was so proud, in assisting in the Northern Service EMS training from Lycoming.

Online condolences can be submitted on Sharon’s memorial page at


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