Allen Sherman

Obituary of Allen M. Sherman

Allen M. Sherman, 81, of Woodstock, CT passed away August 4, 2020 at Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam. He was born September 5, 1938 in Southbridge, MA, son of the late Richmond and Nellie (Earnest) Sherman. Allen was the beloved husband of Marilyn (Edwards) Sherman.

Allen enjoyed working outside cutting firewood, clearing land and building stone walls. Allen was always quick to help his children with a remodeling project at their homes. He was self-employed and worked in accounting and tax preparation. Allen also ran the family owned W. W. Sherman & Sons Dairy in Southbridge, MA for over 15 years. He was an avid NASCAR fan and liked watching the Whelen Modified Tour. Allen loved the ocean, huge Christmas trees and spending time in Bradenton, FL.

He leaves his wife Marilyn Sherman of Woodstock, CT; his daughters Lynn Looby and her husband Todd of Woodstock, CT and Suzanne Oleksiak of Woodstock, CT; his son Keith Sherman and his wife Tara Lucchesi Sherman of Dartmouth, MA; his grandchildren Emily, Jared, Sarah, Ethan, Laura and Owen; his brother Kenneth Sherman and his wife Deborah (Child) Sherman. He was predeceased by a brother Marvin Sherman and his wife Susan (Weed) Sherman.

A Graveside Service will be private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to the American Heart Association P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005. Share a memory at

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