|Birth: ||Apr. 7, 1895|
|Death: ||May 22, 1988|
Erbie Leotus Shery, 93, of Mayport RD 2, died at 11:30 pm Sunday, May 22, 1988 at Deer Meadows Health Center at Rochester Mills RD 1.
Born April 7, 1895 in Ringgold township, Jefferson County, he was a son of Daniel Franklin and Mary Ellen Martz Sherry.
He married Wilda Irene Bish on 1 Jul 1924 in Ringgold Twp., Jefferson Co., PA. Mr. Sherry was of the Protestant faith. He was a retired coal miner and belonged to the United Mine Workers of America.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, Robert M Sherry of Sandy Lake, Ohio; four granddaughters; ten great grandchildren; and one sister, Mrs. Verda Barnett of Vandergrift. He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers and four sisters.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 Wednesday at the Charles D Alcorn Funeral Home at Hawthorn. Services will be held at 11 am Thursday, May 26 at the funeral home. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. Pat Ellis, pastor of the Timblin United Methodist Church.
Interment will be in Timblin Cemetry at Timblin.
Siblings of Erbie:
Clara Elizabeth Mowrey 1877-1975
William Mathias Sherry 1878-1926
Sarah Catherine Sherry Crisman 1880-1940
John Benjamin Sherry 1882-1951
Annie M Sherry Neese 1884-1912
Orga Celeslie Sherry Davis 1886-1965
Ida Lucedia Sherry Crisman 1888-1959
Melvin Ellis Sherry 1890-1967
Charles Franklin Sherry 1892-1975
Herbie Leotus Sherry 1895-1963
Alonza Elmer Sherry 1898-1983
Verda Josephine Sherry Barnett 1901-1988
(Erbie and Herbie were twins)
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Erbie and his twin brother Herbie's given names are shown as Herbert L and Irvin L according to the 1900 census, both age 5. Herbie and Erbie are their nicknames and the names they went by all their life.
Daniel Franklin Sherry (1854 - 1918)
Mary Ellen Martz Sherry (1858 - 1943)
Wilda Irene Bish Sherry (1902 - 1998)*
Clara Elizabeth Sherry Mowrey (1877 - 1975)*
William Mathias Sherry (1878 - 1926)*
Sarah Catherine Sherry Crisman (1880 - 1940)*
John Benjamin Sherry (1882 - 1951)*
Annie M Sherry Neese (1884 - 1912)*
Orga Celeslie Sherry Davis (1886 - 1965)*
Ida Lucedia Sherry Crisman (1888 - 1959)*
Melvin Ellis Sherry (1890 - 1967)*
Charles Franklin Sherry (1892 - 1975)*
Herbie Leotus Sherry (1895 - 1963)*
Erbie Leotus Sherry (1895 - 1988)
Alonza Elmer Sherry (1898 - 1983)*
Verda Josephine Sherry Barnett (1901 - 1988)*
Timblin United Methodist Cemetery
Maintained by: Dottie Kunselman
Originally Created by: Law-Miller Roots
Record added: Mar 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35142364