Sherman L. Thyng
1943 - 2019
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LYMAN - Sherman L Thyng, 76, of Lyman, passed away on Oct. 1, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on April 16, 1943 in Portland to Grover and Vergie (Newcomb) Thyng. 

On April 20, 1963, Sherman married his wife, Patience Stanley, in Kennebunk and went on to raise four children together. Sherman was a self-employed paving contractor and the founder of Thyng Paving until his retirement in 2004. In his spare time, he loved to ride his golf cart, spend time with his family and friends, and many other family activities. 

Preceding him in death were 11 brothers and sisters.

Sherman is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years, Patience; three sons, Thomas and his wife Sherri Thyng of Waterboro, James and his wife Kristina Thyng of Lyman, and Sherman Jr. and his wife Lisa Thyng of Lyman, one daughter, Sarah Thyng and her significant other Mark Bureau of Lyman; three sisters, Barbara Burns of Alfred, Ruth Andrews of Kennebunk, and Gloria and her husband Kenneth Foss of Zephyr Hills, Fla., one brother, John and his wife Claudette Thyng of Kennebunk; 15 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. 

Visiting Hours will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St. Biddeford, ME 04005. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Hope Memorial Chapel, Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Biddeford. To share condolences online, please visit

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Published in Journal Tribune on Oct. 4, 2019.
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October 8, 2019
My deepest condolences .
Sherman was a good guy and always nice to me.
Sending prayers and comfort to all who loved him.
Rest in peace and pave the road for the rest of us.
God speed.
Cynthia Powerw
October 5, 2019
Please accept my deepest sympathies. I will always cherish the memories of my friend Sherman.
Brenton LaFrinea
October 4, 2019
To the family of Sherman Thyng. We are so sorry to hear about the loss of Sherman, please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Norman Spaulding
October 4, 2019
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October 3, 2019
We are so saddened to hear about Sherman's passing. Our deepest sympathies to your Family.
George Trudeau Sr
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October 3, 2019
We are so saddened to hear about Sherman's passing. Our deepest condolences to you and your Family.
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