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Sharon Lynn Doetsch

Sharon Lynn Doetsch


Sharon Lynn Doetsch of Berlin, passed away on Dec. 27, 2023, after a long battle with illness. She was 75.

She was born on April 28, 1948, in Meridan, Connecticut. She grew up in Connecticut and attended public schools, graduating from high school with the class of 1966.

After graduating, she received her beauticians license and began her first job as a hairstylist. At the age of 20, she moved to Maryland and was married to James Giordano, with whom she had two sons. In 1986, she married George Doetsch.

She went on to work in a variety of positions, including retail associate, waitress and interior designer. She was incredibly talented at design and had a keen eye for detail. She designed the windows for storefronts and kept a beautiful home. She enjoyed drawing and traveling every chance she got. She and George got to see the world together. They divorced in 1999.

Sharon also enjoyed cooking, baking, painting, arts and crafts, and was an avid book reader, often staying up late into the night with her latest read.

She will be remembered as an artist who loved animals, especially her miniature poodle, Pepper.

She is survived by her previous husbands, James Giordano Sr. and George Doetsch, Jr.; her sons, Jim Giordano and John Giordano; sister Cathy; brothers John and Michael; and her beloved dog, Pepper.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 20, at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens at 200 E. Pedonia Road in Timonium. A reception will be held after the service at Michael’s Café at 2119 York Road in Timonium.

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