Sharon Scalise Tolla, 67, of Ponce Inlet, Fla., and formerly of New Britain, Conn., passed away at her home on Monday, April 10, 2017.
Born in New Britain on Jan, 21, 1950, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Scalise and the late Jennie Simeone Scalise. Sharon graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas High School in New Britain. She was retired after working 32 years at Northeast Utilities.
Sharon was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony Tolla. Sharon is survived by her daughter, Jacque Tolla Ware and her husband, Mark, of Tampa, Fla.; three sons, Mark Tolla, Gary Tolla and David Tolla and his wife, Mona, of Orlando, Fla.; her brother, Joseph Scalise and his wife, Margaret “Peggy,” of Ormand Beach, Fla.; grandchildren, Joseph Tolla, Stephen Tolla, Samantha Black, Dakota Ware; great-grandchild, Emily Black and many relatives and friends.
The family will receive from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday morning, April 18, 2017, at Toale Brothers Funeral Home, 40 North Orange Ave., Sarasota, Fla. 34236.
The Funeral Mass will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday morning April 18, 2017, at St. Martha Catholic Church, 200 North Orange Ave., Sarasota, Fla. 34236 with the interment at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon at Sarasota National Cemetery, 9810 State Road 72, Sarasota, Fla. 34241.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers donation in Sharon’s honor be made to Halifax Health Hospice, 3800 Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange, Fla. 32129.