Sharon Satterfield, 68

Sep 17, 2012

Sharon Satterfield, 68, of Belfast, was born July 15, 1944, and passed away Sept. 15, 2012, in Charleston, W. Va. She was the daughter of Grover and Bonnie Burgan. Sharon was loved by many and will be dearly missed by all friends and family.

A memorial service was held Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 1 p.m. at Barlow Bonsall funeral home in Charleston, W. Va. Additional memorial services will take place in Belfast and Pine Ridge, S.D.

Sharon is survived by three children: Elizabeth, Catherine and Ryan; her mother, Bonnie; a brother, Douglas; two sisters, Suzanne and Linda; her grandchildren, John Jr. and Matthew; and her partner, Dick Cartelli; and her former husbands, John Satterfield and Charles McCarthy. Sharon was a well-respected psychiatrist, most recently at Pen Bay Psychiatric/ Mid Coast Mental Health in Belfast.

Sharon was extremely proud of her work serving the transgendered community in Minneapolis at the Program of Human Sexuality at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Visit Sharon’s memorial site ( to share stories and photos.

Arrangements are with Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home.

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