George H. Sherman

George H. Sherman

George H. Sherman


               George H. Sherman,95, passed away peacefully Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at Porter Medical Center in Middlebury, surrounded by his family.

               He was born in Ferrisburgh, VT on Good Friday, April 15, 1927, the son of Hollis W, and Helen Weisenbach Sherman.

               He graduated from Bristol High School in 1945.

               On October 9, 1948, he married Bertha Butler from Middlebury, VT. Together they owned and operated a dairy farm in South Bristol, VT.

               George was a member of the Bristol Valley Grange and was also a member of Bristol Masons.

               George is survived by three children, Linda and Daniel Valentine, Carol and Keith Audy of New Haven, VT and Larry Sherman and Shari of Bristol; five grandchildren, Tammy, Stepanie, Roxanne, Jeffrey and Jon; numerous great grandchildren and nine great great grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

               He was predeceased by his parents, his wife of 71 years Bertha, his grandson Mark Sherman and his sister Ruth Lathrop.

               Special thanks to all of the doctors and nurses at Porter Medical Center, Addison County Home Health & Hospice, and Bristol Rescue Squad.

               Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, August 7th from 5 to 8 p.m. with a Masonic Service being held at 7 p.m. at Brown-McClay Funeral Home in Bristol. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. on Monday, August 8th at Brown-McClay Funeral Home in Bristol. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Bristol.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Bristol Rescue Squad, PO Box 227, Bristol, VT 05443. To send online condolences to his family please visit

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Melanie Martell
1 year ago

Miss you Great Grandpa, We love you so much💙
; you may be gone from my sight but you are never gone from my heart.

Warren Baker
1 year ago

I lived down the road from George and Bert for 34 years. I have many fond memories of hanging out in the barn with George and Larry at milking time, and of stopping in at the woodpile when Larry and Mark were working the pile down. George will always be alive in my memory.

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