Terry L. Sherman, 77, of Marion, died Saturday, July 5th at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River unexpectedly.
Born in Acushnet, he was the son of the late Richard & Florence (Sylvia) Sherman and was a lifelong resident of Marion.
Mr. Sherman, affectionately known as “Chainsaw”, worked as a truck driver and heavy equipment operator for Cape Cod Ready Mix in Lakeville for many years. He was a former volunteer firefighter for the Town of Marion and was a member of the Marion Social Club. He also enjoyed gardening, cutting firewood, and fishing.
He is survived by two sons, Gary R. Sherman of Rochester and Wayne A. Sherman of Lake Worth, FL; his daughter, Lynne E. Frade of Mattapoisett; his brother, Leo Sherman of Wareham; two sisters, Ruby Leconte of Wareham and Nancy Ham of Sanford, ME; his longtime companion, Janice Daggett of Marion; eight grandchildren, Ryan Griffin, Andrew Sherman, Joseph R. Frade, Benjamin L. Frade, Haley L. Frade, Zachary M. Sherman, Maxwell G. Sherman and Riley E. Sherman; his great granddaughter, Layla J. Sherman. He was predeceased by his brother, the late Larry D. Sherman and his grandson, the late Wayne K. Sherman.
Friends and relatives are invited to visit at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway (Rt. 28), Wareham on Saturday, July 12th from 12 noon to 2 p.m. Burial will be private.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Marion Firefighters Assoc., P. O. Box 114, Marion, MA 02738. For directions and on-line guestbook visit: www.ccgfuneralhome.com