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Rexford J. Sharpstene

November 28, 1933 ~ September 28, 2020 (age 86)

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Rexford J. Sharpstene   "Rex"

Ontario:  Rex was born in Clare, New York on November 28, 1933 and passed away on September 28, 2020 at the age of 86 years old.  He is predeceased by his son Stephen Sharpstene.  Rex is survived by his wife of 38 years Joan Sharpstene; children, Scott (Amy) Sharpstene, JanMarie (Bill) Reger,  James (Laura) Sharpstene; step-children, Armand (Debie) D’Alfonso, Michele (Bill) Maier and Sam (Kathe) D’Alfonso; 15 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many friends.  Rex was a proud US Navy veteran who served for eight years.  He was employed by IMPCO Enterprises as a plant manager for 36 years. He loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter for many years.  Rex was a loving, generous  kind hearted man. The family is incredibly grateful for the kind and loving care provided by St. Ann’s Nursing Home.   There will be no calling hours. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Parish, at St. Mary's of the Lake Church, 5823 Walworth Road, Ontario, New York, on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 10:30AM.  Due to COVID 19 the church requests that all visitors are to wear their masks. Inurnment will be immediately following Mass at Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the American Cancer Society, 1120 South Goodman Street, Rochester, NY 14620, in memory of Rexford J. Sharpstene.  To light a candle, leave a condolence, or upload a photo, please visit

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Memorial Mass
October 3, 2020

10:30 AM
St. Mary's of the Lake
5823 Walworth-Ontario Road
Ontario, New York 14519


American Cancer Society
1120 South Goodman Street, Rochester NY 14620

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