Sharon A. Armstrong, 64, of Fernandina Beach passed away Tuesday, September 21, 2021.
Mrs. Armstrong was born in Brooklyn, NY and moved to Fernandina Beach 13 years ago from Jacksonville, FL. She was of the Catholic Faith.
She is survived by her husband of 26 years, Michael O. Armstrong of Fernandina Beach, FL; step son, Michael O. Armstrong II (Renee) of Miramar, FL; step daughter, Cherish Wade (Steve) of Kingsland, GA; four grandchildren, Steve Wade (Summer) and great grandchild Michael, Sarah Evans (Carter), Abbey Armstrong and Hannah Armstrong; her brother Gary Raia; her sister Debora Antonetti and her niece Danielle.
From the beginning of her career at Decorators Walk she was promoted from entry level to Office manager. Occasionally Sharon would be dispatched to remote offices to resolve issues.
She followed her sisters lead and moved to Florida in 1986. Working first for Met Life, later she was recruited to work for Inacom of Florida starting in accounts receivable and again rising through the ranks to become the credit manager. She was responsible for credit decisions and managed 15 million dollars of rolling monthly accounts receivable. Inacom was a national company and her management of 30, 60, 90, 120 day numbers were the best in the country by far. She would also meet face to face with clients all over the state, like Vistakon, CSX, Ryder Truck, Steel Hector Davis, Royal Caribbean, and many more resolving credit issues.
Sharon was an avid reader, she loved mysteries and it was amazing how fast she could read. Just for fun she obtained her real estate license scoring in the 90th percentile on her first attempt.
Sharon was an unusually beautiful woman in looks, manner and grace however she drove her own agenda not being dissuaded with all the attention.
Sharon had musical talent she never pursued but she could play the violin and piano. Sharon loved her Italian heritage and visited family on Long Island New York a couple times a year with her husband. Sharon loved every member of her family especially Danielle her niece.
Sharon married in 1995 which lasted 26 years until her untimely death from cancer. Even in the last hours Sharon was calling family members gaining commitments to resolve issues and giving instructions all in the most loving way imaginable.
Sharon was a gourmet cook constantly creating incredible dishes.
Sharon was a word master and if the game Boggle held a World Championship she would have contended for the title. If you futilely attempted to play against her you would wonder am I playing against Sharon or am I playing against some sort of super computer.
In lieu of flowers the family suggest that memorial donations be made to The American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org.
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