Sherburne, Brett R.
Hancock, NY: Brett R. Sherburne, 19, of Hancock, passed away unexpectedly on November 9, 2011. He was born on April 25, 1992 in Johnson City, the son of Allen and Brenda (Wheeler) Sherburne. Brett was a graduate of Hancock Central School Class of 2010. He then attended Alfred State College, Broome Community College and was recently hired as a Salesman at Gault Chevrolet. Brett was a member of Boy Scout Troop 74 and he attended Ryla (Rotary Youth Leadership Conference) in '09. He played JV and Varsity Baseball and Football and he made the first touchdown on Hancock's new field after recovering a fumble. Brett was a passionate hunter, fisherman, and car enthusiast. He also enjoyed trapping, four wheeling, and boating and loved being with his entire extended family. Brett's smile was contagious. Surviving are his parents, 2 brothers, Brad and Bryant, 1 sister, Brooke, and paternal grandmother, Gloria Sherburne. Also surviving are aunts and uncles, Larry and Bobbie Tuttle, Jon and Millie Brush, Rich and Jackie Curtis, Jeff and Irena Wheeler, Ron and Kelly Wheeler, Greg and Linda Wheeler, Ed and Becky Wheeler, Richard and Sue Sherburne, Greg and Sara Sherburne, and Shelley Sherburne, and many cousins. He was predeceased by maternal grandparents, Robert Douglas and Dorothy Wheeler, and paternal grandfather, Richard Sherburne. Calling hours will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2011 from 11AM-2PM and a funeral service will follow at 2PM all at the Emory United Methodist Church, Hancock. Rev. Dr. Roxy Moses and Rev. Dale Ashby will officiate. Interment will follow in the East Branch Cemetery, East Branch. Arrangements by Henderson-Biedekapp Funeral Chapel, Hancock.
Published in Press & Sun-Bulletin on Nov. 12, 2011.