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Sharon "Kay" Rea

March 23, 1954 ~ December 31, 2019 (age 65)

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Obituary

SALEM – Sharon “Kay” Rea, age 65 died at 4:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at her home. She was born March 23, 1954 in Salem, the daughter of the late Leonard and Freda (Smith) Phillips Sr.

Kay was a housekeeper for families in the Salem area. She was a loving and faithful wife, mother and grandmother. Kay enjoyed reading, cooking and gardening, especially with her grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband, Steve Rea whom she married June 23, 1984; a son, James (Melissa) Rea of Salem; two daughters, Hollie O’Dell of Salem and Lisa (Dusty) Burch of Salem; a sister, Karen (Lloyd “Bud”) Morris of Salem; three brothers, Leonard (Kathy) Phillips of Florida, Larry (Randy) Phillips of Lincoln Park, MI and Charles Phillips of Canfield and five grandchildren, Austin, Jacob, Kasandra, Colsen, Conner.

Besides her parents, a brother, David “Pete” Phillips also preceded her in death.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 3, 2020 at Stark Memorial with Rev. Doug George officiating. Calling hours will be held Friday 1:00-2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. A private family burial will be at Franklin Square Cemetery in Leetonia.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
January 3, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Stark Memorial Funeral Home
1014 E. State St.
Salem, OH 44460

Funeral Service
Friday
January 3, 2020

2:00 PM
Stark Memorial Funeral Home
1014 E. State St.
Salem, OH 44460

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