Erma L. Sherman

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SHAMOKIN - Erma L. Sherman, 95, of Trevorton Road, passed away Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

She was born Aug. 16, 1923, in Shamokin, a daughter of the late Timothy and Mae (Roberts) Tyson.

She attended Shamokin schools.

Erma was married Oct. 18, 1942, in Shamokin, to Joseph J. Sherman, who preceded her in death May 20, 2001. She was a resident of Trevorton Road since 1967.

Erma was a homemaker and a member of Bethel Union Chapel, West Cameron Township. She enjoyed baking and cooking for her family.

Erma is survived by three sons, Mark Sherman, of Upper Road, Shamokin; Donald Sherman and his wife, Phyllis, of Upper Road, Shamokin; and Lynn Sherman and his wife, Gail, of Mount Pleasant Mills; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a daughter-in-law, Marilyn Sherman, of Shamokin; and a sister-in-law, Mary Tyson, of Shamokin.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Timothy Sherman; a daughter-in-law, Charmaine Sherman; a brother, Donald Tyson; and a sister, Joyce Tyson.


SHERMAN - Erma L. Sherman, 95, of Trevorton Road, Shamokin. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, at the Robert G. Foust Jr. Funeral Home, 841 W. Shamokin St., Trevorton, with Rev. Dave Butler officiating. A visitation with the family will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service Saturday, at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Northumberland Memorial Park Cemetery, Stonington. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Erma's memory Bethel Union Chapel, 3449 Upper Road, Shamokin, PA 17872.

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Robert G. Foust Jr. Funeral Home
841 W. Shamokin St.
Trevorton, PA 17881
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Published in The News Item on Sept. 13, 2018
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