In Loving Memory of Daniel Sherman

Daniel Sherman

Daniel Sherman

Most recently of Reading, PA October 11, 1925 ~ May 15, 2017 Date of Service: May 16, 2017

Daniel Sherman, 91, of Reading, died Monday morning in the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania. His wife, the former Margaret Gregory, preceded him in death.

Born in Wilkes-Barre and raised in Kingston, son of the late Edward and Mary Spizer Sherman, he was a graduate of Kingston High School and Wilkes College, and served in the Army during World War II. Before retirement, he was employed as a business manager for various companies. He was a member of Ohav Zedek Congregation in Wilkes-Barre as well as the Heritage of Green Hills Veterans Association.

Family and friends meant everything to Dan. He was a devoted husband, son, brother and uncle. "Uncle Duddy" will be deeply missed by his loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. He greatly valued his many long friendships.

He is also survived by his sister-in-law, Sarah Sherman, Ocean, N.J.

He was also preceded in death by his sister, Mildred Myers; brothers, Leon and Austin Sherman; and a nephew, USMC Sgt. Alan David Sherman, who died in service to his country in Iraq in 2004.

Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the Anshe Sfard Cemetery, Lower Demunds Road, Dallas, by Rabbi Dovid Saks. There is no shiva.

A gathering for family and friends will be held in the near future at the Heritage of Green Hills in Reading. Details will be forthcoming.

Contributions may be made to the Sgt. Alan David Sherman Scholarship Fund, c/o Wilkes University Development Office, 84 W. South St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766.

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