Sharon Russell Deane

-- Matt Schudel The Washington Post

Sharon Russell Deane Monday, September 10, 2007

Sharon Russell Deane, 62, who was an administrative assistant with two federal
agencies, died Aug. 31 of a heart attack at the Specialty Hospital of  Washington. She
lived in the District.

Ms. Deane was born in Washington and graduated from
Western High School in 1963.
After attending Howard University, she spent 27 years with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Service and later with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. She retired
after a stroke in 2000.

Ms. Deane was a lifelong member of St. George's Episcopal Church in Washington and
served for many years as coordinator of Christian education and as a member of the

Survivors include two sons from different relationships, Andre Robert Deane of
Washington and Darren Marbley of Upper Marlboro; a sister; and a granddaughter.