Ann Sharples Binder



Mrs. Ann Sharples Binder, 80, of Salisbury, N.C., passed away Monday, Aug. 26, at the Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House.

Born in Jersey City, she was the daughter of the late Irene Carey Bowley and Thomas Sharples.

Mrs. Binder was a graduate of Kearny High School. She was a retired office manager, having worked for medical and dental offices in New Jersey and North Carolina.

Mrs. Binder was preceded in death by her husband Samuel “Sam” Binder Jr. Those left to cherish her memory are her sons, Dr. Steven Binder (Parker) of Cornelius, N.C., Dr. Michael Binder (Nikki) of Cornelius, N.C.; daughters, Janet Mc- Coy (Dave) of Salisbury, N.C., Nancy Evans (Chris) of Rockwell, N.C.; sisters, Irene Reed, Jane McAllister, Marilyn Bowley, Laura Quegan, Susan Sharples-Zito; brothers, Thomas Wright, Jack Wright, Thomas Sharples Jr., Joseph Sharples, Jack Bowley, Eddie Bowley; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

A funeral service was held Friday, Aug. 30, at Summersett Memorial Chapel, Salisbury, N.C., with Rev. Stephen D. Haines officiating, followed by burial at the U.S. National Cemetery, Statesville Blvd. location, Salisbury, N.C.

Memorials may be made to the Robert Myer Scholarship Fund, c/o F&M Bank, 420 N. Main St., Salisbury, N.C. 28144. Arrangements were by the Summersett Funeral Home, Salisbury, N.C. Memorial tributes and online condolences may be made at

Florindo A. Sousa

Florindo A. Sousa, 69, passed away on Monday, Aug. 26, at home in Harrison.

Born in Portugal, he came to the United States in 1981 and lived in Harrison since then. He was retired from the Excavators Local Union Local 731, New York, N.Y.

Florindo is survived by his wife of 45 years, Maria Margarida Sousa, his daughter Carla and her husband William Cooper of Old Bridge, two granddaughters, Ashlyn and Eryn Cooper, and many other relatives and friends.

The funeral was conducted from the Mulligan Funeral Home, 331 Cleveland Ave., Harrison. Viewing hours and a funeral service were held in the funeral home. Cremation was private. For information or to send condolences to the family, please visit For those desiring, the family requests donations to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, Tenn. 38105 ( in loving memory of Florindo.

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