George H. Sherman, 95, of Bristol


BRISTOL — George H. Sherman, 95, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, at Porter Medical Center in Middlebury, surrounded by his family.

He was born in Ferrisburgh, Vt., on Good Friday, April 15, 1927, the son of Hollis W. and Helen Weisenbach Sherman.

He graduated from Bristol High School in 1945.

On Oct. 9, 1948, he married Bertha Butler from Middlebury, Vt. Together they owned and operated a dairy farm in South Bristol, Vt.

George was a member of the Bristol Valley Grange and was also a member of Bristol Masons.

George is survived by three children, Linda and Daniel Valentine, Carol and Keith Audy of New Haven, and Larry Sherman and Shari of Bristol; five grandchildren, Tammy, Stephanie, Roxanne, Jeffrey and Jon; numerous great-grandchildren, nine great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by his parents, his wife of 71 years, Bertha, his grandson Mark Sherman and his sister Ruth Lathrop.

Special thanks to all of the doctors and nurses at Porter Medical Center, Addison County Home Health & Hospice, and Bristol Rescue Squad.

Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, Aug. 7, from 5 to 8 p.m., with a Masonic Service at 7 p.m. at Brown-McClay Funeral Home in Bristol. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, at Brown-McClay Funeral Home in Bristol. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Bristol.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Bristol Rescue Squad, PO Box 227, Bristol, VT 05443. To send online condolences to his family visit◊

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