Beverly Sherman

September 3, 1930 – July 7, 2017
Place of Birth: 
Sterling, New York
Place of Death: 
Canandaigua, New York
Port Gibson, New York

Calling Hours

July 12, 2017 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Service Event Information

Funeral Service
July 13, 2017 - 11:00am
Paul L. Murphy & Sons Funeral Home


July 13, 2017
Post Gibson Cemetery Port Gibson,


Beverly DeMass Sherman

Port Gibson—Beverly Sherman, 86, died Friday (July 7, 2017) at M M Ewing Continuing Care Center in Canandaigua.

Friends may call from 4-7 P.M. on Wednesday, (July 12, 2017) at the Paul L. Murphy and Sons Funeral Home, 127 East Miller St. in Newark. Funeral services will be held at 11 A.M. on Thursday (July 13th) at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Port Gibson Cemetery.

Memorials, in her name, may be made to the Port Gibson United Methodist Church.

Beverly was born on September 3, 1930 in Sterling, the daughter of Ernest and Dorothy Harris DeMass. She had worked as a secretary for the Ontario County Economic Development Office. Beverly was very active in the Port Gibson United Methodist Church. She served as church treasurer and taught Sunday School as well as working on the steeple project and the stained glass fund. She heiped organize the Port Gibson Community Yard Sale and had been a Girl Scout Leader. Beverly loved to travel and looked forward to her annual mother/daughter trips.

He is survived by her husband Burton; a daughter Leigh (Frank Laera) Sherman of Port Gibson and a niece Linda Smith. She was predeceased by her son Mark L. Sherman in 1975 and a sister Hallie DeMass Sweeting in 2010.



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