Gerald A. Sherman, 77, of Fairhaven, died July 18, 2013 unexpectedly at St. Luke’s Hospital.
He was the husband of Patricia A. (Gamble) Sherman.
Born in Mattapoisett, the son of the late Thornton and Gladys (Westgate) Sherman. He was raised in New Bedford by the late Lena and Walter Cleary.
Mr. Sherman was formerly employed as a teacher and Dean of Administration at Kinyon-Campbell Business School for 41 years until his retirement.
He served in the U.S. Air Force. Mr. Sherman enjoyed walking, playing cards, crossword puzzles, scrabble, reading and was an avid Boston RedSox fan.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Carla Sherman of Alpharetta, GA; a son, Wayne Sherman, his wife Maria and his beloved grandson Weston, all of Dartmouth and; a brother, William Sherman and his wife Jackie of Pennsylvania; 2 half-sisters, Marilyn Urquhart and her husband Sandy and Marjorie Borsari and her husband Peter, all of Marion; nieces and nephews.
He was the brother of the late James Sherman and his twin Geraldine Miller.
His Funeral Service will be held on Thursday at 10 AM at the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Route 6, Mattapoisett. Burial will follow in Cushing Cemetery. Visiting hours will be on Wednesday from 4-8 PM. For directions and guestbook, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.