John J. Sherry

05/27/1941 - 12/25/2022


Obituary For John J. Sherry

John J. Sherry, 81, Patton passed away December 25, 2022 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 27, 1941 in Patton, the son of John E. and Margaret (Bloom) Sherry. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters: Pauline Finkle, Margie Troy and Rosemary Davis. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Patricia (Delso) Sherry, sons David Sherry, FL; Scott Sherry, Patton; brothers and sisters: Christine Gruse, Portage; Richard Sherry, Patton; Marie Mason, Homer City; James Sherry, Cresson and numerous nieces and nephews. He was graduate of Patton High School. Retired as a carpenter from the Carpenters Union, Cleveland, OH Local 435 after 50 years of service. John served in the U.S. Army from 1959-1962. He enjoyed drinking his Genesee Beer at local bars, liked to talk about Patton where he was born and raised, watching WWII movies especially General Patton and listening to country music. At John’s request there will be no viewing. Funeral Service Thursday at 11:00 am at Stevens Funeral Home, Inc. 1004 North Fifth Avenue Patton. Interment St. Michael Cemetery, Loretto. In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to the charity of the donor’s choice. Full military rites will be accorded by John White VFW Post 779 and Walter McCoy American Legion Post 614. You may leave online condolences at or on our Stevens Family Funeral Homes Facebook page.

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  • 12/27/2022

    Patty, so sorry to hear of John passing. We grew up in the 2nd ward of Patton, went to school together and joined the Army, did our Basic training at Fort Benning along with Jerry Blake and Bob Sherry. We did talk about Patton past when we saw one another. My condolences. Bob Bender.

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