Sharon I. Van Tol


LEWISTON – Sharon Irene Van Tol, 43, formerly of Norway and Clinton, Mass., passed away unexpectedly April 19, at her residence.

She was born in Clinton, Mass., on Aug. 16, 1962, to Joanne Brady Gibbons and Patrick Joseph Gibbons. She was educated in the Clinton school system and graduated from Clinton High School.

She was formerly married to Alan F. Van Tol on Aug. 10, 1990. She moved to Maine and was employed by Nynex for several years.

She is survived by four children, Alicia Van Tol and fianc, Ryan Dillingham, of South Paris, Ashley Van Tol of Lewiston and Vanessa and Blake Van Tol of Norway; six brothers and sisters, Joseph Gibbons of Clinton, Joan Quinn and fianc, Dean Labbe, of Oxford, Sara Parker and husband, Scott, of Clinton, Maureen Chiavalaotti of Clinton, James Gibbons of New Jersey, and Martin Gibbons and wife, Maureen, of Holden, Mass.; 28 nieces and nephews; and a special granddaughter, Haley Dillingham of South Paris.

She was predeceased by her parents, Patrick and Joanne Gibbons; two brothers, Raymond and Michael Gibbons; a sister, Patricia Gibbons; a nephew, Michael Jr.; and a very special brother-in-law, Gordon Quinn.