Nickless-Cardinal, Sharon

Paid Obituary

Sharon G. Nickless-Cardinal, 71, of Morenci, died Wednesday, November 20, 2019, at Hospice of Lenawee in Adrian, with her loving family by her side.

She was born on May 22, 1948, the daughter of the late Amos G. and Daisy L. (Shockley) Nickless. Sharon attended Willow Run High School, graduating in 1966; and graduated from Wayne County Community College in 1985.  On May 3, 1987, she married Ernest M. Cardinal in Romulus, and he survives.

Sharon was a member of Morenci United Methodist Church, the Morenci American Legion, and was a Disaster Service Volunteer for Lenawee County Red Cross. 

Besides her husband of 32 years, Sharon is survived by her mother, Daisy; daughters, Leah (Dennis) Bergman of Oneida, NY along with Samantha (Gage & Vaeda), Jared, and Justine, Angie Moomaw of Romulus, MI with Sabrina, and Nancy Moomaw of Westland, MI with Matthew, Donovan, and Noah Nickless; extended children, Lisa Cardinal of Taylor, MI, Ernest M. Cardinal of Taylor, MI, and Katie (Eber) Cardinal-Hernandez of Mooresville, NC; a total of 19 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren;  and sisters, Diane Ross of Negaunee, MI and Susan (George) McLaughlin of Swartz Creek, MI.

She was preceded in death by her father and a great-granddaughter.

Funeral services for Sharon will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at Eagle Funeral Home in Morenci, with Pastor Robert Dister officiating.  Interment will be in the Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, MI at a later date.  The family will receive family and friends for a period of visitation, also on Saturday, from 11:00 a.m. until time of service. 

Memorial contributions in honor of Sharon can be made to Lenawee County Red Cross. Friends can share memories and words of comfort with the family online at