Florence Jackson O’Neal Sharpless, 95, of Princeton passed away on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at home surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Chicago, IL, she was a longtime resident of Princeton, NJ. She was an administrative assistant at Educational Testing Service. Florence was an active member of the Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church, the Girlfriends Club, a long-standing “GrandPal” in the intergenerational reading program with the Princeton Schools, and served on the Board of Directors of Princeton Nursey School.
Predeceased by her parents Frank Kimball and Hallie (Thompson) Jackson, her first husband Robert O’Neal, second husband Pete Sharpless, and her brothers Ralph and Louis Jackson, she is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Peter and Amy Sharpless, granddaughters Sophia and Serena Sharpless, sister-in-law Evelyn O’Neal, and brother-in-law Maurice O’Neal.
Funeral services will be held at 11am on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church, 112 Witherspoon St., Princeton. Burial will follow in Princeton Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, Princeton.
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