Obituary of Gerald F. Sherman Sr.
LeRoy ~ Gerald F. Sherman Sr., age 86, of Bernd Road, passed away Friday evening (July 12, 2019) at Rochester General Hospital surrounded by his loving family.
He was born May 19, 1933 in LeRoy, a son of the late Harold and Dorothy Ridley Sherman Sr.
Jerry will be remembered as a very loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle, who loved to ride motorcycles and work on Sudoku puzzles. He always enjoyed being busy with handy-man and carpentry work, and totally rebuilt the family home. He was also a proud U.S. Army veteran.
He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of almost 62 years, Sandra Shepard Sherman; his sons, Gerald (Kimberly) Sherman of LeRoy and Leslie (Kathy) Sherman of LeRoy; grandchildren, Matthew Sherman, Casey (Libby) Sherman, Christina Sherman, Stephanie (Sean) Histed, Tom Wolf and Dennis Wolf; great-grandchildren, Haley, Emily, Grace Histed and the late Micah Sherman; brother, Harold (Stella) Sherman of LeRoy; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ruby (late Reid) Ackley, Dorothy (Peter) Kelly, Robert (Barbara) Shepard, the late Russell (late Susan) Shepard and Sharon (Russell) Kelso, along with many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends may call on Thursday, July 18 from 5 ~ 7 PM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Road, LeRoy, where his Celebration of Life Service will be held at 7:00 PM, along with Military Honors.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 175 North Street, Caledonia, NY 14423.