Jean L. Sparrow

Jan 14, 2020

Belfast and Swanville — Jean L. (Sholes) Sparrow passed away Jan. 6, 2020, with her loved ones at her side.

Jean was born June 22, 1937, in Belfast to Eugene Sholes and Mary (Floyd) Moore, both of whom predeceased her.

She worked for many years as a packer and stitcher at Waldo Shoe, Evans-Hampden Shoe and Little River Apparel.

Jean was predeceased by her husband, Floyd Sparrow; her sister Sylvia Kurt, and her brother, Richard Sholes.

She is survived by her only daughter, Lisa Vivian Brassbridge; her granddaughters, Amanda Lynne Brassbridge and Ashlie Jean Brassbridge; and her four great-grandchildren, Michael Eugene Tripp, Leah Hope Moores, Kalyb Charles Dodge and Sabryna-Mae Marlane Kemp. She is also survived by three sisters, Rosemary Reynolds, Ethel Allen and Barbara Hamilton. Along with many other family members and friends, she will be most fondly remember by her cousin, Frances Clark.

Jean had a special love for all animals and leaves behind her beloved companions and fur babies, Chloe and Squeaky, two coal-black twin cats. They have been lovingly re-homed to her good friends Gerald and Sylvia Brassbridge.

A celebration of life is planned for Saturday, Feb. 1, at Faith Temple Church of God, Route 52, Belfast, to begin at noon.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your local Humane Society in Jean's name.

Arrangements are with Riposta Funeral Home Belfast. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at

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