John C. Sherman
September 03, 1930 - February 28, 2013
Online Obituaries for the Port Charlotte, Venice,
Englewood, & Punta Gorda FL Area
Born September 3, 1930 in Llewellyn, PA to John H. and Rebecca Sherman.
He married Ruth L. Sherman in 1952 and lived in Lake Hopatcong. NJ
John was Vice President of operations for Shop Rite from 1961 until 1996
when he retired and moved from Hopatcong, NJ to Punta Gorda, Florida.
He Joined the US Marine Corps, in 1947 and was honored to serve his
Country for four years and 2 months during the Korean War, where he
received the Purple Heart. He is a lifetime member and former Commander
of the American Legion, William H. Flatt, Post 245 in Lake Hopatcong. With
his love for boys and sports, he volunteered as the Recreational Director
Commissioner at Jefferson Township. He continued to support and attend
the local high school games, until moving to Florida. John was very passionate
with his volunteer work with the Marine Corps, Toys for Tots. He was an avid
golfer and fisherman and was a member of the Riverwood Golf and Country
John is survived by his devoted wife, Ruth L. Sherman; their three sons, John S.
Sherman (Leslia), of Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Gary E. Sherman (Lynn) of Brooklyn,
NY and William J. Sherman (Nicole) of Northridge, CA. and his brother, Robert P.
He was loved and admired by seven grandchildren, Gary M, John E, Stephanie A,
Dayna M, Derek M, Caitlan J. and Kendall T.
Funeral services and Visitation will be held at Gulf Coast United Methodist
Church on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 1100 S. McCall Road. Route 776, Port Charlotte, Florida.
Viewing will be from 9:00 A.M. until 10:00 A.M. and Service from 10:00 A.M.
until 11:00 A.M. Burial will follow at 2:30 P.M. at Sarasota National Cemetery
with Military Honors. Please visit the online tribute for John C. Sherman at www.kays-Ponger.com
Arrangements by Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home and Cremation services
Port Charlotte Chapel
In the spirit of John C. Sherman, Beloved husband, father and grandfather, memorial donations to the Marine Corp Toys for Tots/or TideWell Hospice would be greatly accepted.
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