Larry Sherwood

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ELDRED - Larry "Mike" Sherwood, 62, of Newell Creek Road, passed away Wednesday (June 15, 2016) in his home, after a brief illness.
Born March 17, 1954, in Port Allegany, he was a son of Joseph O. and Ruby Haynes Sherwood. On May 7, 1982, in Eldred, he married Gladys Fuller, who survives.
Larry worked for Cutco Cutlery Co. for 37 years, retiring in December 2015.
Mr. Sherwood was a veteran having served with the U.S. Air Force, during the Vietnam War, between 1972-74.
He was a lifelong resident of the area and a graduate of the Otto-Eldred High School, Class of 1972.
Larry was avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and hunting, but most of all spending time with his family.
Surviving are two sons, Ken R. Sherwood of Eldred and Robert M. Tubbs of Bradford; a daughter, Faye E. (Dave Ellis) Tubbs of Clifton Springs, N.Y.; five grandchildren, Bradley (Mary) Tubbs, Cassandra and Nathan Ellis, and Joseph and Elisha Rossman; four great-grandchildren; four brothers, Robert O. (Lilo) Sherwood of Highland, Calif., John D. "Buck" (Iva) Sherwood of Wellington, Ohio, Delaney D. (Cathy) Sherwood and Gary L. (Deb) Sherwood, both of Eldred; two sisters, Alice (John) Chesebro of Smethport, Ann (Kevin) Kinnaird of Salamanca, N.Y.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a grandson, Christian Carpenter, and a sister Amber Saelens.
A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Switzer Funeral Home, Port Allegany.
Condolences can be made at switzerfuneralhome.com.
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Switzer Funeral Home
77 Willow St
Port Allegany, PA 16743
(814) 642-2363
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Published in The Bradford Era from June 17 to June 23, 2016
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