AUGUSTA and HERSHEY, Pa. – Evelyn Dorothy “Nana” Sharpe, 86, of Augusta and Hershey, Pa., died Tuesday, July 20, 2004 at MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta. She was born in Crawford, Nov. 26, 1917, the daughter of Frank and Lula (Thistlewood) Magoon. Evelyn graduated from Calais Academy, and it was there that she met her future husband, Philip R. Sharpe. They were married in Calais on Jan. 8, 1938, by Rev. Chester B. Oliver, and were blessed by having the opportunity to celebrate 60 happy years together before Mr. Sharpe’s passing on Sept. 6, 1998. Evelyn was a homemaker for most of her life. She was also employed as department manager in several stores in the Bangor and Waterville areas in the 1950’s and 1960’s, retiring from the State of Maine Dept. of Taxation in the 1970’s. She was a member of Penney Memorial United Baptist Church in Augusta and attended Church Hill Baptist Church in Augusta and Evangelical Free Church in Hershey. She was also a member of the Ladies’ Auxiliary of the V.F.W. Post in Augusta and O.E.S. in North Anson. She cared for many children throughout her life at her home and volunteered with childcare at churches she previously attended. She enjoyed knitting and was an avid reader of her Bible and Christian novels. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family and friends, all of whom will miss her dearly. Evelyn was predeceased by her husband, Philip; two brothers, Robert and Ulric Magoon, and her son-in-law, Glenn Prescott, Jr. She is survived by her son, Frank Rodman Sharpe and his wife, Jean, of Naples, Fla.; her daughter, Betty Prescott, of Augusta and Hershey; her sister, Calla Greenlaw and her husband, Gordon, of Eastport; her sister-in-law, Dorothy M. Sharpe, of Palm Coast, Fla.; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, Gregory Sharpe and his wife, Karen, and their daughters Moriah and Emily, of Charlotte, N.C., Douglas Sharpe of Naples, Fla., Jason Sharpe and his wife, Heidi, and their daughter, Kennedy, of Hampden, Amanda Moore and her husband, Greg, of Charlotte, N.C., and Lori Grant and her husband, Devon, and their son, Devon Roger, of Hershey, Pa.; and she was very much loved by several nieces, nephews, step-grandchildren, and step- great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to visit 6-8 p.m. Thursday, July 22, at Knowlton & Hewins Funeral Home, One Church St., Augusta. A celebration of Mrs. Sharpe’s life will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 23, at the Church Hill Baptist Church, Church Hill Road, Augusta, with Pastor James Wiley and Evelyn’s step- grandson, Rev. Dr. Glenn C. Prescott III, officiating. Following the service, committal prayers and interment will be held at 12 p.m. in the Father LeClair Memorial Chapel at Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Civic Center Dr., Augusta. Contributions in Mrs. Sharpe’s memory may be made to the American Heart Assoc., Northeast Affiliate, 343 Gorham Rd, South Portland, ME 04106 or the American Diabetes Assoc., 163 Lancaster St., Suite 98R, Portland, ME 04101. www.khrfuneralhomes.com