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SHERPICK, William E. MD, "Bill" Of Needham, MA, passed away on June 14, 2018 at his home, just shy of his 93rd birthday. He leaves his wife of 60 years, Mary (Taylor), and four daughters Sarah Taymore and her husband Bruce, Elizabeth "Lee" Kenyon and her husband Walter, Brooke Mohr and her husband Charlie, and Ann Sherpick and her husband Walter Stewart. He also leaves his six grandchildren: Cooper and Crosby Taymore, Taylor Mohr, and Sarah, Emily, and Julia Stewart, as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins, step grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was the son of the late Eugene Arthur and Nelle (Edwards) Sherpick. He was predeceased by his sister, Ann (Sherpick) Lovell and brother, Eugene Sherpick. Dr. Sherpick was a retired Obstetrician and Gynecologist who practiced in Farmington, Connecticut and at Hartford Hospital. He was a graduate of Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Haverford College and Phillips Exeter Academy. Bill enjoyed family travel, sailing, tennis, gardening, home repairs, and golf. He was a member of the Exchange Club in Farmington. He was an accomplished woodworker, crafting furniture for family and friends. Bill was born in Brooklyn, NY, and lived in Scarsdale, NY and then New York City and Hawaii during his medical training. He then moved to Farmington, CT, where he and Mary settled and raised their girls and dogs. He enjoyed spending time shoreside on Shelter Island, NY, and later in Wareham, MA. After retirement, he and Mary moved to Needham to be closer to their children. Bill's family wishes to thank the team members at North Hill and Pines Edge, as well as his caregivers Laura, Elaine and Joan for their care and support. A celebration of Bill's life will be held on July 11, 2018, at 12 Noon at North Hill in Needham, MA. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that you consider making a donation in Bill's memory to Columbia University, P&S Alumni Association, 650 West 168th Street, BB2-250, New York, NY 10032. To share a memory of Bill please visit www.eatonfuneralhomes.com
Published in The Boston Globe on June 24, 2018
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