Robert E. Sherwood

April 15, 1950 ~ November 21, 2022 (age 72) 72 Years Old


Robert E. Sherwood

PORT ALLEGANY- Robert E. Sherwood, 72, of Seneca Dr., passed away peacefully, Monday (Nov. 21, 2022) in UPMC Shady Side Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA.

      Born April 15, 1950, in Port Allegany, he was a son of Eugene V. and Elizabeth Z. Hoffman Sherwood.  

      Robert was a lifetime resident of the area and graduated from the Port Allegany High School. 

     He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, having served with the US Army. 

     He was employed with several area companies: Ball Corp. and Pittsburgh Corning Co., both of Port Allegany, GKN of Emporium, and most recent as a CNC operator with Case Cutlery Co., of Bradford, before having to retire.

     Robert was a member of the VFW, Post 6391, Port Allegany.  He was an outdoors person who enjoyed, hunting, fishing and boating.

     Surviving is a son, Shawn R. Sherwood of Port Allegany; a daughter, Christie L. (Mark) Willcox of Port Allegany; six grandchildren: Jocelyn Lilly and Bria Willcox both of Port Allegany, Bryce and Cameron Sherwood both of Lewis Run, Carter Billyard of Port Allegany, and Kinsley Sherwood of Coudersport; a brother, Steven W. (Marlena) Sherwood of Port Allegany; two sisters, Betty G. Springer and Vivian L. Lamont both of Port Allegany; and several nieces and nephews.

     He was preceded in death by his parents.

     There will be no visitation or funeral service. A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Port Allegany.

      Memorials can be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

      Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Switzer Funeral Home, Port Allegany.

     Condolences can be made to:  Christie L. Willcox, 400 E. Mill St., Port Allegany, PA 16743.

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Private Service

Fairview Cemetery
Broad St.
Port Allegany, PA 16743


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