Sharon Ann Giesey

October 1, 1948April 27, 2013

Sharon Ann Giesey, 64, of Fort Mill, South Carolina, formerly of Saxonburg, PA, died Friday in her home surrounded by her family. Born on October 1, 1948 in Pittsburgh, PA, she was the daughter of Richard Gray and Rojeanne Rossiter Gray.

Sharon graduated from Slippery Rock University, and was a middle-school teacher at Knoch. She married Paul Giesey on December 26, 1991, who was the love and the light of her life. After retiring in 2009, Sharon moved to South Carolina, where she lived life to the fullest.

Surviving her are her mother, Rojeanne Gray of Pineville, NC; her children, Jon (Staci) Dylewski of Franklin Park, PA, Maggie Dylewski of Boston, MA, and Sarah (Pat) Powers of Charlotte, NC; her grandsons, Joseph Dylewski, Alex Dylewski, and Nathan Powers; her stepchildren, Mitchell Giesey of Pittsburgh, PA and Christopher (Amy) Giesey of Martinsburg, WV; her sisters, Roberta Gray of Gibsonia, PA and Carole (John) Nelson of Fort Mill, SC; and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Paul Giesey; her granddaughter, Ally Susan Powers; her sister, Susan Argall; and her father, Richard Gray.

Funeral services and burial will be private for the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Presbyterian Church, 7520 Charlotte Hwy., Indian Land, SC 29707. "Sharon Giesey Memorial" can be put in the memo line.


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Bud & Karyn Roenigk

May 21, 2013

A great lady and a wonderful mom has left this earth. Jon, Maggie, Sarah, Mitch and Chris- we were saddened to hear of Sharon's passing. We will remember her with much fondness. Our thoughts are with you.

Don and Tina Yandrick

May 7, 2013

We were saddened to hear of Sharon's passing. Cherish your memories of this beautiful lady and find comfort in the knowledge of how much she loved her family. Her smile was contagious and glow she had when she and Paul were together is unforgettable.

May 6, 2013

We were so sorry to hear of Sharon's passing.
We both remember Sharon as a ray of sunshine through high school and everytime we ran into her.
Our thought and prayers are with each of you at this time.
Earl and Schan Starkey

May 6, 2013

I was a childhood friend of Sharon's from the Gibsonia Presbyterian Church. My cousin Joan reminded me of seeing the Gray girls, ducks in a row, in their Easter bonnets. Shay was a beautiful spirit. My sympathy to her family and friends.
Liz Hufford (Betty Ferguson)

Monica Crouse

May 4, 2013

Jon, Maggie, Sarah, Many thoughts and prayers go out to you and your families. I was deeply saddened to hear about your Mom. She was a wonderful person who loved you so much. May your thoughts and memories help to comfort you during this most difficult time! May she rest in peace!

Vic and Barb Smith

May 4, 2013

"Jon, Maggie, Sarah, Mitch, Chris and Family. Our hearts ache and tears of sadness fill our eyes at the loss of Sharon. She and Paul were our dear friends. She was truly a wonderful and beautiful person. We fondly remember our trip with them to the Bahamas. The Caribbean sun was just a small distant light compared to Sharon's warm and brilliant personality and the love that shined between her and Paul. The universe has lost one of it's brightest stars but we will keep the memory of her glowing smile and the loving twinkle of her eyes in our hearts forever. You have our deepest and most sincere sympathy for your loss and you are in our thoughts and prayers."

Bob Pagano

May 2, 2013

To Sharon family: It has been heart breaking in hearing of Sharon passing. My loving memories of my first sweetheart will never be forgotten. My deepest condolences to all of you as you have truly lost a beautiful lady.

Jill McDonald

May 2, 2013

Sincere condolences on your loss. My son has fond memories of Mrs. Giesey as his science teacher at Knoch Middle School. Prayers for her family and friends.

Mark Dunaway

May 1, 2013

Jon, Maggie and Sarah......I am very sorry for your loss. Your mom will be dearly missed.

Carole Dylewski

May 1, 2013

Jon, Maggie and Sarah,

Our thoughts are with you all during this hard time. We will always remember her kindly.

Aunt Carole and Uncle Sonny