Samuel Sherman

Samuel P. Sherman Sr.

Wednesday, September 28th, 1938 - Saturday, September 28th, 2019
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Samuel P. Sherman, Sr., 81 of Lewistown, passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Ohesson Manor.
Born at the Lewistown Hospital on September 28, 1938, he was the son of the late Karl K. Sherman, Sr. and Itha Sherman.
He is survived by his wife, Pattie L. (Miller) Sherman; his eldest daughter, Christine (Kauffman) Baker; his eldest son, Samuel P. Sherman, Jr. and his partner David G. Robinson; daughter, Karen K. (Sherman) Rose and his youngest son, Kenneth A. Sherman and wife Rayna; his grandson, Kyle Rose and granddaughters, Aleksandrina and Bella.
He was preceded in death by his eldest brother, Karl K. Sherman, Jr. ; his sister, Mary Ellen (Sherman) Paradise and his youngest brother, James Sherman.
Sam graduated from Lewistown High School in 1956 and spent the early part of his career working as a draftsman and engineer for the Standard Steel Corporation until 1978. In 1978, he founded the Sherman Surveying and was one of but a few of registered land surveyors based in Central Pennsylvania. In 1976, he was elected to the Mifflin County School Board and served as president during his tenure which ended in 1988.
Sam was also a member of the Freemasons and Lewistown Elks Lodge; he was a proud member of the Loyal Order of the Moose where he served as the administrator of the Lewistown Lodge from 1992 until his retirement in 2009.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, October 3, 2019 at the Barr Funeral Home and Crematory, 120 Logan Street, Lewistown Pastor Dennis Sproull officiating.
There will be a time of visitation with the family Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Barr Funeral Home, Inc.
    120 Logan St.
    LEWISTOWN, PA 17044
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  • Service

    Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 | 11:00am
    Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 11:00am
    Barr Funeral Home, Inc.
    120 Logan St.
    LEWISTOWN, PA 17044
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Dennis Sproull


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Scott Hart, Mooseheart, IL

Posted at 11:09am
Pattie and family, we send our deepest sympathies on your loss of Sam. We are forever grateful for the opportunity to walk this life's journey with Sam through our common bond in the Moose fraternity. His wise counsel, caring heart and generous spirit made life better for the children at Mooseheart and seniors at Moosehaven. His legacy will live on as the Moose continues to serve those in need for generations to come. May you find peace and comfort in the weeks and months ahead. You remain in our thoughts and prayers.

Aleksandrina and Antoine Tremblay

Posted at 09:14pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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