Enid Sherman

Concord, New Hampshire

Apr 25, 1925 – Jun 16, 2019 (Age 94)


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Enid Rigby Sherman died peacefully on June 16, 2019 in Concord, NH and has gone to be with her Lord. She was predeceased in 2014 by Robert Sherman, her husband of 67 years. Born in Everett, Washington, she met Bob at a church social in Washington D.C. during World War II.. Married after the war, they settled in West Haven, CT, then in 1963 moved to Killingworth, CT where they raised their four children.

Enid was an early member of the Killingworth Library Association, and volunteered for many years. She was an avid gardener, including certification as a master gardener, and had been a member of the garden club, the Killingworth Ambulance Association, and the Philanthropic Educational Organization. Enid was a longstanding member of the Congregational Church in Killingworth, being named a Deacon Emeritus.

She liked nothing better than to visit with family and friends, and especially appreciated her two daughters who attended to her needs in the last years. She is survived by her daughter Ellen and her husband Lawrence Wood of Putnam, CT, son Raymond and his wife Maricruz, of Acworth, GA, daughter Joan and her husband Guntis Goncarovs, of Deerfield, NH, and Philip and his wife Joyce, of Elkins, NH, as well as 12 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Iris Broad of Everett, WA, and brother James of Mukilteo, WA, being predeceased by her sister Alice and brother Donald.

Donations may be made to the Congregational Church in Killingworth, where a memorial service will be held on July 27 at 2 PM. Thank you to the folks at the church, the Firetower Road neighbors, Andrea and Sara for all your love.

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Phillip, to you and the rest of the family, please accept my deepest sympathy at the passing of your mother. I had the pleasure of meeting her a few years back and working with you all. I pray your memories carry you thru the upcoming days as you celebrate her life.

Mrs. Sherman was the kindest, most accepting woman I had ever met. Her daughter Ellen is still my best friend. Ellen has gained much love and understanding from both of her parents. I shall miss Mrs. Sherman,s beautiful smile.

I am a friend of her son and daughter in-law, Ray and Maricruz. Knowing the person Ray is... She must have been an amazing mother. My deepest condolences to the family's loss. She will be missed.