Arlene E. Sherwood


Arlene E. Sherwood, 93, of Sharon, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at Nugent Convalescent Home, Hermitage.
Arlene was born in Masury, Ohio Sept. 28, 1925, the daughter of Dewey and Gladys (Wise) Locke.
She worked as a salesperson at the former G. C. Murphy Co. in Sharon and Farrell, for many years before retiring in 1982. She also worked at the former Ben Franklin in Farrell. Her favorite job was watching her granddaughter, Andrea when she was young.
Arlene enjoyed spending time with her family and was an avid Pittsburgh Pirates fan.
On Oct. 7, 1950, she married Francis M. "Butch" Sherwood Sr. He died Jan. 13, 2003.
She is survived by two sons, Francis M. Sherwood and his wife Marianne and their daughter, Andrea Sherwood; and Robin Sherwood and his wife Carlotta and their children, Matthew, Jessie and Vanessa Sherwood, all of Sharon; and two sisters, Vivian Means and Geraldine (Ruth) Dann, both of Greenville.
Besides her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Laverne Mott and Eleanor Griffiths.
The family would like to thank the staff of Three Rivers Hospice and to Visiting Angels for the excellent care provided for Arlene. They would also like to give special thanks to Dave DeJulia, Jim George, and Hannah for all their help and guidance.
Donations in her memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 840 Southwestern Run Road, Youngstown, Ohio, 44514.

Arlene E., 93, of Sharon
Calling hours: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday (5-24-19) at the HAROLD W. STEVENSON FUNERAL HOME LLC, 264 E. State St., Sharon.
Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday (5-25-19) in the funeral home with the Rev. John Trojak of the First Baptist Church of Sharon officiating.
Interment: Westside Cemetery, Sharpsville.
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Published on May 23, 2019
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