February 5, 2018
Louise J. Sherman, 93, passed away surrounded by her loving family at her home on Vincent Rd., town of Clayton Saturday evening, February 3, 2018.
A funeral service will be held at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Clayton on Saturday, February 10, at 10AM with Rev. D. L. Marshall presiding. There will be no calling hours.
Louise was born in Brownville on April 20, 1924, daughter of William and Cora Adams Phelps and graduated from Dexter High School. On November 25, 1943 she married Robert J. Sherman in the parsonage of Clayton United Methodist Church and Mr. Sherman died May 6, 2016.
She enjoyed being a homemaker for her family, but also worked as a store clerk at Cerow's Grocery and Reinman's Newsstand, both in Clayton and at Compeau's Grocery in Depauville and as a bookkeeper for Murray Kenny. Louise was a former member of Depauville United Methodist Church. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, puzzles, baking, traveling, and especially spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchild.
She is survived by her three children, William J. Sherman, Allen R. Sherman and wife, Marcia, and Debbie L. Wood and husband, Keith; five grandchildren, Erica Orvis, R. J. Sherman and fiancé, Andrea Beach, Kelsey Sherman, Janette Harvey and husband, Curtis, and Karly Sherman; one great great grandchild, Finley Aiken, and one on the way; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Her two brothers, Lyle and Leo Phelps, and her sister, Virginia Majo, predeceased her.
Donations in Louise's name may be made to either the Depauville Volunteer Fire Dept., PO Box 99, Depauville, NY 13632 or TIERS, PO Box 524, Clayton, NY 13624. Online condolences to her family may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com.