Winsted: Sharon Lee Ransom passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at the age of 75. Sharon was born on September 15, 1945 in Winsted, CT, to Dwight and Leona Ransom. She grew up in Riverton, CT and attended Northwestern Regional School #7. Sharon started working as a secretary then took years off to raise her family. She later went back to work at Ann's Nursery in Norfolk, CT and Community Residences, Inc. in Winsted, CT caring for special needs children and adults. She took immense pride in her work and loved her clients as if they were her own family. Sharon was an avid Boston Red Sox and UConn Womens Basketball fan. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, crossword and jumble puzzles, game shows - especially Jeopardy - vodka tonics and playing cards. She was deemed the "card shark" by her daughters and loved zinging us all with her "twos" or knocking "just because" when playing 31. The most important thing to Sharon was her family and she looked forward to weekly dinner and card night with her daughters, Sharon is survived by her daughters, Lisa Ryan and her husband Kevin of West Hartland, CT, Kim Sultaire of Torrington, CT, Kristy Domato and her partner Geoff Paletsky of Morris, CT, Shari Vega and her husband Fernando of Torrington, CT, and bonus daughter, Cecile Ford of Winsted, CT. She also leaves her partner of over twenty years, Edward Barrett, six grandchildren, Rachel Ryan, Marcus Bloom, India Ford, Dylan Ford, Aleyna Vega and Xavier Vega, two brothers, Richard Ransom and George Ransom, friend and exhusband, John Domato and several nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law, cousins and friends. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a brother, Rex Ransom and a sister, Gail Ransom. A memorial service for Sharon will be held at a date and time to be announced. Please return to our website often for this information. Burial will be private in the spring. The family would like to extend their sincere thanks and appreciation for the care provided to Sharon by Cook Willow Health and Rehab in Plymouth, CT and Vitas Healthcare.
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