GALESVILLE, MD —
Clayton R. Sherman, 77,
passed away from complications of cancer, Tuesday, March 26,
at his home in Galesville, Md. He was under the care of
will be a Celebration of Life (in place of calling hours)
for Clayton (Clay) R. Sherman on Sunday, April 21, at the
Elks Lodge in Watertown. The time is anytime between 1 and 4
p.m. Snacks, soda and coffee will be provided. This will be
a casual event to reflect on Clay's life and share your
condolence with family and friends. Stop by and view some
pictures, share some stories, Celebrate Life. Pass
this information on to those that may want to attend.
Born March 4, 1936,
in Watertown, a son of the late Ray H. and Lilly B. Schultz
Sherman, he graduated in 1954 from Watertown High School.
He enlisted in the Marines, serving until 1958. After his
discharge he worked at Capital Airlines in Washington, D.C.,
then for an industrial laundry. He then settled in
Galesville, Md., where he worked at The Hartge Yacht Yard.
He lived close to the yacht yard where his work and his
fellow workers were a large part of his life.
Dick Zimmerman, a friend from Hartge and longtime friend,
Linda Owen, spent much time helping Clay during his
Clay was a very active even into his 70s. He played hockey
on the Geri Hatricks Hockey Team from Laurel, Md., and
Surviving are a brother, Jim Sherman, and his wife, Jo Ann
Pastor, Watertown; a daughter from his first marriage, Lisa
(Gerry) Pannoni, who have four children and three
grand-children; and a daughter from his second marriage
Tracey (Doug) Scott, who have three children. Clay's many
nieces and nephews will miss his annual visits to his
sister, Evelyn (Sherman) Phelps, passed away Dec. 23,
will be no calling hours. A private cremation is at the
convenience of the family.
A “Celebration of Clay's Life” will be announced when
arrangements are finalized.
can be made to Jim Sherman, 21529 NYS RT 232, Watertown, NY
13601 or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
They will be passed on to family members.
may be made to the American Cancer Society or Hospice
in your area.
Information provided by the family and and Newzjunky, Watertown,