Longtime Community Leader Bill Sherman Passes Away

William “Bill” Eugene Sherman, age 69, of Brookville, PA, passed away as a result of natural causes on Monday, December 24, 2018.

Bill was born in Brookville, PA to Russell L. Sherman, who preceded him in passing, and to Betty L. (Heller) Sherman; Betty survives him.

He graduated from the Clarion – Limestone High School with the class of 1967 and he joined the Army Reserves. Bill graduated from the DuBois Business College and immediately began a career in banking. He started working for the Savings and Trust Bank, but he spent most of his career working for the Jefferson County Area Agency on Aging. He held different positions within the organization which included Chief Financial Officer and recently retiring as the Director; his retirement took place in March of 2018. Bill was a member of the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Brookville, PA. He was also a member of the Brookville Fireman’s Club, the Fraternal Order of Eagles, #983, in Brookville, the Lions Club and Duck’s Unlimited. Bill also served on the board of the Pinecrest Country Club. He did a lot of work for the town of Brookville, helping the community by volunteering in many capacities including through the Heritage House. He also enjoyed spending time with his Bridge Club members and he dearly loved his family.

In addition to his mother, Bill is survived by one daughter; Valerie A. (Darren Thompson) Sherman; one son; Matthew R. (Leah G. Caruso) Sherman; two sisters; Barbara A. (Wayne) Merrill, Cynthia L. (Allen) Zents; two grandchildren; Kyleigh J. Sluzenski, Austin R. Sherman; his step father; William DeLong; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 29, 2018, at the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 62 Pickering St., Brookville, PA, 15825, beginning at 11:00am, and officiated by Reverend Melinda Hall. Final interment will take place at the Roseville – Bethel Cemetery, Union Twp., Jefferson Co., PA. Memorial contributions may be made in Bill’s name to the Hahne Cancer Center.

Online condolences and other information may be found at www.mckinneydargy.com.

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