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845 Devonshire Ave
Woodstock, ON N4S 8Z4
Phone: 519-539-0004
Fax: 519-539-0849
Kenneth

Kenneth "Ken" Gordon Sherman

Friday, December 2nd, 1921 - Saturday, April 6th, 2019
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SHERMAN, Kenneth “Ken” G. - Passed away at the Woodstock Hospital on Saturday April 6, 2019 in his 98th year. Beloved husband of the late Myrtle G. (nee Peckham) Sherman (2005). Dear father of Gary and his wife Sheila, Melanie Carter (Keith Moat), Denise Oliver and her husband Ken and Annette Bloomfield and her husband Robert. Loved grandfather of Marshall (Tracey), April (Terry), Megan, Jay, Sean (Dana), Robyn (Jeff), Janice (Kory), Craig, MacKenzie (Deanna), Dan and great grandfather of Mikaela, Emily, Mya, Travis, Owen, Danny, Ruairidh, Ben, Sam, Molly, Jemma, Brayden, Olivia, Tara, Madison, Reid, Alexis, Tyler, Ry and Keira. Dear brother-in-law of Helen Sherman. Predeceased by his son-in-law Ted Carter (1989) and by his siblings; George, Stanley, Bert, Orville, Lorne, Iva Dean, Eileen Wolfe, Gertrude Baxter and Dora Scott. Ken was the last surviving member of his own family. He was a long standing member of Christ Church Anglican Oxford Centre and was a veteran of WW II. Ken and his wife Myrtle were the first superintendents of Pittock Park. Many of the trees planted on both sides of Pittock Lake were the result of their hard work and dedicated vision. Their memory will live on in the life they loved. Friends and relatives are invited to join the family at the Brock and Visser Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Ave., Woodstock, 519-539-0004 on Wednesday April 10, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm, The funeral service will be held at Christ Church Anglican Oxford Centre on Thursday at 11:00 am with Reverend Derek Perry the officiant. Interment in the Christ Church Anglican Cemetery, Oxford Centre. If desired, memorial contributions to a charity of one’s choice would be gratefully acknowledged. Online condolences at www.brockandvisser.com
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Brock and Visser Funeral Home
    Address
    845 Devonshire Ave.
    WOODSTOCK, ON
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    A Royal Canadian Legion Service under the auspice of Branch #55, will be held at the Brock and Visser Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 5:30 pm
  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Brock and Visser Funeral Home
    Address
    845 Devonshire Ave.
    WOODSTOCK, ON
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    A Royal Canadian Legion Service under the auspice of Branch #55, will be held at the Brock and Visser Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 5:30 pm
  • Service

    Thursday, April 11th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, April 11th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Christ Church Anglican Oxford Centre
    Address
    Oxford Centre
    WOODSTOCK RR4, ON N4S7V8
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    A Royal Canadian Legion Service under the auspice of Branch #55, will be held at the Brock and Visser Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 5:30 pm
    Officiant
    Rev. Derek Perry
  • Reception

    Location
    Christ Church Oxford Centre

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Debbie Peterman

Posted at 06:33pm
Annette and Family: Thinking of you during this difficult time. I've heard wonderful things about your father. My sincere condolences. Debbie Peterman
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Jim Racknor

Posted at 02:13pm
condolences to the entire family on behalf of myself and my parents ... I can remember poking around in Ken's Fuller Brush case while he and my Dad chatted at the kitchen table
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dschultz@execulink.com

Posted at 09:18am
So sorry to hear of Ken’s passing. Our thoughts are with the family during this difficult time.
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Susan & Joe Hampson

Posted at 10:31am
Gary. Melanie, Denise, Annette and families: Sorry to hear of "Uncle" Ken's passing. For many of his 97 years. he was a pillar of Christ Church Oxford Centre and Community. even as recent as last Canada Day. Always firm in his beliefs and always willing to lend a hand or a voice. Both he and Myrtle will always be remembered. Their family is now their proud legacy. Sorry we won't be back in time for his Visitation or Service. Susan & Joe
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Helen Walker

Posted at 06:57pm
Sincere condolences to Melanie, and your sisters and brother, and the rest of the family, on the death of your father, Ken. Helen (Fenske) Walker
 

Arlene Hansford Posted at 07:18pm

So sorry to hear of Ken's passing, condolences to family and friends. Kingsley and Arlene Hansford
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