Gerald A. Sherman

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

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