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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