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Sherman, Glenn E. (Cutrona)

Toledo, Ohio: Glenn E. Sherman, P.E. civil engineer and retired executive of The France Stone Company, Toledo, Ohio, died peacefully under hospice care on July 18, 2013 in Toledo, Ohio. He was 86.

Mr. Sherman retired from Hanson as the Executive Vice-President of The France Stone Company. Prior to moving to Toledo from Fredericksburg, VA, he was the Virginia Area manager for General Crushed Stone Co., and was the President of the Buffalo Slag Company, Buffalo, NY. Glenn also served as president of National Slag Association.

Glenn E. Sherman was born in Buffalo, NY and was a graduate of Canisius High School. He served in the V-5 Navy Flight Preparatory School studying to become a navy pilot while at Dartmouth University and Colgate University and earning an engineering degree at the University of Detroit.

He was a proud member of the Rotary Club of Toledo, Ohio, the American Legion and the International Yachting Fellowship of Rotarians serving in many capacities in each organization.

While living in Buffalo, Mr. Sherman was active in the Catholic community, he served as the Corporate Gifts Chairman of Catholic Charities of Buffalo, as a member of the St. Amelia's Parish Council and Holy Name Society (Town of Tonawanda). He had 62 years of service as a Fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus. Additionally, Mr. Sherman was an active member of the Town of Tonawanda Planning Board.

He was a wonderful husband and father, raising five children on his own. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Betty Liddle Sherman and his children Barbara Cutrona (Steve) of Rochester, NY, Paul Sherman (Valerie) of Fredericksburg, VA, Diane Sherman (Paul Berrios) of Honolulu, HI, MaryEllen Dolan (Matt) of Bethesda, MD, Tom Sherman (Susan) of Fredericksburg, VA; a sister Jean Sherman of Orchard Park, NY; stepchildren William Dyer Liddle III of Stuart, FL, Spencer Liddle of Charlottesville, VA and Margaret Upton (Mark) of Richmond, Virginia and fifteen grandchildren. He is predeceased by his wife Jean McTigue Sherman, his sister, Ellen Sherman and grandson Alex Sherman.

Memorial masses will be held at The Historic Church of Saint Patrick in Toledo on July 29, 2013 and at St. Amelia's Church in Tonawanda, NY on August 1, 2013. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Historic Church of Saint Patrick, 130 Avondale Avenue Toledo, Ohio 43604 or Hospice of Northwest Ohio 800 S. Detroit Avenue, Toledo Ohio 43609 in memory of Glenn E. Sherman.

Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle on July 28, 2013
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