Gerald A. "Jerry" Sherman Sr., 82, of the LaPlante Road, passed away Sunday morning, July 9,2017 at his home under the care of his loving family and assisted by Hospice of the North Country. He was born in Churubusco on May 25, 1935, son of the late Arthur and Bertha (LaPier) Sherman.
Gerald served proudly in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict. On June 16, 1956, he married Edna Bosley at St. Ann's Church in Mooers Forks.
He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Edna Sherman, his brother Ralph Sherman, sisters Irene Megliore (Larry) and Margaret Schmidl, along with his seven children, Jake (Tammy) Sherman, Mike (Shirley) Sherman, Wayne (Janine) Sherman, Jim (Elaine) Sherman, Carla Wells, Steve (Peggy) Sherman, Shelly (Dave) Pelkey, 16 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren that he cherished and several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by siblings, Ronald W. Sherman, Dorothy Owens and a son-in-law, Hubert Wells Jr.
Calling hours will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Monday, July 17, at Heald Funeral Home, 48 Court Street, Plattsburgh. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 18, at St. Joseph's church in West Chazy. Burial will follow with Military Honors in Ingraham Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations in Gerald's memory may be made to Hospice of the North Country.
To light a memorial candle or leave an online condolence please visit www.healdfuneralhomeinc.com
Published on July 14, 2017