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Sharon Kay Pillow

May 29, 1958 — April 16, 2024

Fishers, IN

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Sharon McCaffrey Pillow on April 16, 2024 – beloved mother, sister, daughter, aunt, and friend.

Sharon was born on May 29, 1958, in Indianapolis to Bob and Babs McCaffrey. She attended Purdue University, where she received a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education and Special Education, and excelled as a Silver Twin at many bowl games with her identical twin sister, Linda. She later furthered her education with a Master’s in Special Education and a Master’s in Counseling. She devoted her career to making a difference in the lives of her students through teaching, counseling, and tutoring. 

Sharon is survived by her son, Scott Pillow; her daughter, Vicki Arnold and husband, Kyle Arnold; her brother, Steve McCaffrey and wife, Melissa; her sister, Linda McCaffrey and boyfriend, Mike Guidone; her cousin, Susan Howard-Brown, husband, Rodger Brown, and their children; her nephew, John Duckworth, his wife, Lauren, and their children; her niece, Laura Kracher and husband, Chad; her niece, Rachel McCaffrey and husband, Tyler Marshall; her niece, Sarah Pence and husband, Michael, and their children; her niece, Christina Whiteside; and her nephew, Ben Callahan. 

Sharon's memory will also be cherished by numerous other relatives, friends, and colleagues whose lives she touched with her warmth and compassion.

A funeral service to celebrate Sharon's life will be held at Flanner Buchanan - Oaklawn Memorial Gardens (located at 9700 Allisonville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46250) in the Good Shepherd Chapel on Monday, April 22 at 12pm. Visitation hours will precede the funeral from 10am-12pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The ALS Association.

To watch a livestream of the service, please click here.

Sharon's presence will be deeply missed, but she will always be remembered by all who loved and knew her.

 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, April 22, 2024

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Flanner Buchanan-Oaklawn Memorial Gardens (Good Shepherd Chapel)

9700 Allisonville Road, Indianapolis, IN 46250

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Funeral Service

Monday, April 22, 2024

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Flanner Buchanan-Oaklawn Memorial Gardens (Good Shepherd Chapel)

9700 Allisonville Road, Indianapolis, IN 46250

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