Sherman P. Wentworth
1934 - 2019
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PORTLAND - Sherman P. Wentworth, 85, of Biddeford, and formerly of Kennebunk Beach, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, at Maine Medical Center in Portland.

He was born in Biddeford on April 27, 1934, the son of Warren and Mabel (Bailey) Wentworth. He graduated from Kennebunk High School, class of 1952, where he lettered in basketball. Sherman attended the University of Maryland and Burdett College.  

Sherman served his country in the United States Army. He married his wife, Carol McCabe, on June 8, 1957, and they were married for 62 years.

He was employed as a salesman for American Steel, retiring in 2007.

Sherman was a member of Webhannet Golf Club and most recently Merriland Farm Golf Club in Wells. He also was an auto racing enthusiast and followed Biddeford High School sports. 

Most of all, Sherman loved his family, especially the time he spent with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The family has created many special memories that they will hold on to and cherish forever. He will be sadly missed.

He was predeceased by siblings, Robie, Bailey, Malcom, Joan, Norris, Polly, Warren, Marshall and Fae.

He is survived by his wife, Carol Wentworth; children, Mark Wentworth and his wife Connie, Deborah Wentworth and her husband, Joseph Kamysz, James Wentworth, Patricia Wentworth and Paul Perrault; five grandchildren, Taryn, Zac and his wife, Tricia, Michael, Maegan and Brian; two great-grandsons, Evan and Jacob. He is also survived by siblings, Mary Louise Wentworth, Sally Ashley and her husband, Peter, and Stacy Wentworth and his wife, Marilyn; brother-in-law, Dick McCabe and nieces, Kristine Goffar and her husband, John, Kimberly McCabe and her companion, Shane Poppas, and many nieces and nephews.     

Visiting hours will be from 10-11 a.m., Oct. 7, 2019, with a funeral service at 11 a.m., at Cote Funeral Home Chapel, 87 James Street, Saco. Burial will be private in St. Mary's Cemetery at a later date. To view Sherman's memorial page or leave an online condolence, please visit www.cotefuneralhome 

In lieu of flowers

donations can be made to

St. James School

25 Graham Street

Biddeford, ME 04005


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Published in Journal Tribune on Oct. 5, 2019.
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October 10, 2019
Thank you for your service.
October 7, 2019
Thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time.
Elaine Sayer
October 7, 2019
My deepest sympathy for a wonderful family at this difficult time.
October 5, 2019
Sorry for your loss. I knew Sherman when I ordered steel from American Steel. Great guy.
james kein
October 5, 2019
So sorry to hear of your families loss. I worked with Sherman at American Steel, he was such a nice person.
june watson
October 4, 2019
Carol and Family~
I was so sorry to hear of Sherm's passing...He was one of a kind....I have such wonderful memories of our racing days with him and Dick...Thinking of you and the family at this time. Sincerely, Phil Hersey
Phil Hersey
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