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Sharon N. Smethurst Schwab

Profile Updated: March 22, 2020
Residing In:
Trumbull, CT USA
Spouse/Partner:
Deceased
Occupation:
Retired
Children:
Daughter - Melissa; lives in Shelton; born in 1965
Two sons - Geoffrey; lives in Oxford, born in More…1967, and Jimmy, born 1979 and deceased June 5, 2016. We all miss him terribly but he lives in our hearts forever.
Email Address:

sschwab29@yahoo.com

Comments:

I accepted Gloria Laks Schnyder's challenge to begin posting baby pictures and have posted a picture of me taken in front of my first Christmas tree at eight months. Okay, Gloria, your turn!

Attended Butler Business after graduating from Central and then worked at Sikorsky Aircraft as a secretary until I had my daughter; I had a son a year and a half later and was a stay-at-home mom for several years and then went back to Sikorsky and worked for a few years and left to have my third son; I was home again for about three years and then went back to Sikorsky again. I had several administrative positions, however, the last fourteen years, I supported three different presidents.

In January 2012, I decided to retire and my husband and I went to Florida in March of that year and I have been doing some projects around my home -- just taking time to enjoy retirement.
After joining our website in 2012, I began to work on the committee planning the 70th birthday party and had so much fun reconnecting with classmates that I have been working on our past two events. Our website has served as such a catalyst to renew friendships and make new friends. Kudos to Terry Ryan for introducing our class to it and maintaining it until Gloria Williamson Moreau volunteered to maintain it for us. Many thanks to both of them.

Since joining the website, it has given me the wonderful opportunity to reconnect with so many classmates that I had lost contact with over the years. The website has given us all the tool needed to communicate with classmates that were such an important part of our lives and gives us the opportunity to relive the wonderful memories we had at Central.

I had the pleasure of attending Central's graduating class of 2014 Annual Award's Ceremony where Gloria Cerreta Manning presented a leadership award from the Central Class of 1961 to the Micayla Hall, Class President. The "leadership award" presented to Micayla was the only award of its type presented that evening and she was very appreciative to receive it. She is planning to attend college in Palm Beach, FL and is a lovely young lady and very deserving of the award. I was very happy to attend the ceremony and witness this young lady receive this award from our class.

I have the pleasure of working on the committee to plan the 55th reunion of our class for August 12-13th of next year. It has been such a rewarding experience for me to again reconnect with so many friends that shared a very special part of my life. I do hope to see many of our classmates attend the reunion and share memories of this time of our lives -- we all shared a lot of laughter and tears together and I'm sure everyone would agree that we had a wonderful time at our 70th birthday party and I would love to see as many classmates attend the reunion to join the fun!

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Apr 14, 2021 at 4:33 AM
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Apr 08, 2021 at 11:05 AM

Bill, hope your upcoming birthday is a great one and you and Diane can celebrate it now that things are beginning to ease up a bit.

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Apr 02, 2021 at 7:44 AM

Posted on: Apr 01, 2021 at 11:58 AM

Rick, sending early birthday wishes and hope you have a special day. Looking forward to seeing you and MG in September.

Mar
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Mar 13, 2021 at 2:24 PM

Pat, hope you have a wonderful upcoming birthday. Maybe we can all get together for lunch again with the warmer weather approaching.

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Mar 10, 2021 at 12:50 PM

Milt, hope your upcoming birthday is a special one and you and your beautiful daughters will find a way to celebrate it now that things are opening up a bit. Also, so looking forward to seeing you in September at our reunion. How did we get to 60 years when it seems like yesterday we were graduating? Have a happy.

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Mar 04, 2021 at 8:22 PM

Posted on: Mar 04, 2021 at 11:15 AM

Maureen, sending you an early birthday wish. I'm sure you are enjoying the warm weather and sun in FL. Spring is right around the corner for us and we are looking forward to the warm weather, green grass and leaves on the trees. Hope all is well with you -- this has certainly been a challenging year for everyone and hope with the vaccine we'll see life back to normal soon. Again, enjoy your special day and it would be wonderful if you could make the reunion in September as this will, in all probability, be our last all-class reunion.

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Feb 23, 2021 at 11:47 AM

When Linda and her family moved to Trumbull, Linda and I became friends while attending Middlebrook.  I thought of her whenever I was on Madison Avenue and passed by her house.  A very lovely girl.  My deepest sympathy to her family.  RIP, Linda.

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Feb 21, 2021 at 2:23 PM

Posted on: Feb 18, 2021 at 11:27 AM

Nancy, sending best wishes for your upcoming birthday. Hope to see you at the reunion in September.

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Feb 18, 2021 at 11:29 AM

Posted on: Feb 09, 2021 at 1:45 PM

Hank, early Happy Birthday greetings. Hope you and Helena will celebrate. Looking forward to our committee meetings again. Hi to Helena and stay safe and well.

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Feb 15, 2021 at 7:53 PM

Posted on: Feb 05, 2021 at 11:31 AM

D, I hope your upcoming birthday is a special one. Stay warm, I heard you are in a deep freeze out there. Stay safe and well.

Jan
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Jan 30, 2021 at 11:48 AM

Bill, Happy Birthday and hope you have a great day. Miss seeing you every morning at Dunkin Donuts before I went across the street to Sikorsky and wondered what my day would bring with John Carpino. How I miss him and his jokes. Hope to see you at our reunion in September.

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Jan 28, 2021 at 7:53 AM

Posted on: Jan 24, 2021 at 11:12 AM

Andy, hope your upcoming birthday is a great one. Hard to forget as it’s my son’s b-day, too. Would love to see you at our 60th reunion in September — our last big one. Enjoy your day.

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Jan 21, 2021 at 1:45 PM
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Jan 17, 2021 at 10:02 AM

Posted on: Jan 16, 2021 at 12:31 PM

Shelley, a bit early, but wishing you a very Happy Birthday. Hope your day will be special and you can celebrate it during these trying times.

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Jan 11, 2021 at 2:04 PM

Len, wishing you a very happy upcoming birthday. Enjoy your day.

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Jan 03, 2021 at 10:40 AM

Posted on: Jan 01, 2021 at 1:12 PM

Roger, Happy Birthday and Happy New Year. Would love to see you at our 60th reunion in September. Where did the years go?

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Jan 01, 2021 at 10:00 PM

Posted on: Dec 31, 2020 at 12:45 PM

Sandy, a week early, but wishing you a very Happy Birthday. Hope you and Al can find a way to celebrate during this trying time. Hope next year will be better for everyone and really hope you can make it to our 60th reunion in September — love to see you.

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Dec 23, 2020 at 4:04 PM

Frank, Happy Birthday.

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Dec 23, 2020 at 4:03 PM

Posted on: Dec 09, 2020 at 11:53 AM

Terry, hope you can find a special way to celebrate your upcoming birthday during this challenging time. Merry Christmas to you, Nancy and your family.

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Posted: Aug 01, 2014 at 2:47 PM
Bob Buebendorf and me at our Senior Prom, Moonlight Serenade, June 9, 1961.
Posted: Jul 28, 2014 at 11:14 AM
My three children. From left to right: Geoffrey, Melissa and Jimmy
Posted: Aug 01, 2014 at 2:48 PM
My first Christmas, December 1943.
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