Mrs. Alice M. Sherman, age 77 of Norwood, NY passed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at her home after a short battle with cancer while under the care of her family and the Hospice and Palliative Care of the St. Lawrence Valley. Calling hours will be held on Friday, March 16th from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Garner Funeral Service in Potsdam. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday at 11am at the Potsdam Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Kenneth Pell officiating. Burial will follow the service at the Fairview Cemetery in Parishville. Online condolences can be sent @www.garnerfh.com.
Alice is survived by her daughters Ellen Richards, Arlene (Tony) Nocerino, Elaine Sherman and her companion Arthur Doran, Deborah (George) Molnar all of Norfolk; grandchildren Jessica Murray, Corey Mossow, Jamie Bradley, Chelsey Doran, AJ Doran, Anthony Nocerino, Sidney Molnar, and Bodie Molnar; 3 great grandchildren; her brothers and sisters Bob (Mary) Williams, Pat (Dottie) Williams, Arthur Williams, Carolyn Foley and Margaret (Jim) Clary. She is predeceased by a son in law Mark Richards, her parents and a brother Stanley Williams.
Alice M. Sherman was born July 14, 1934 in Potsdam, NY to the late Arthur and Martha Benson Williams. She attended Yaleville School. On August 18, 1956 she was married to Charles Sherman at St. Marys Church in Potsdam, NY. Alice was a very vibrant, loving caregiver of her family, friends and community her entire life.
She enjoyed spending time with her family, doing puzzles with her grandkids, coffee every day with her friends and outings with her senior groups. Being a member of the Church of the Nazarene was very important to her. She was also a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary in Norwood, the Norwood Golden Agers, the Womens Bible Study and the Coffee Club at the Hometown Café, the Red Hat Society and the Birthday Club. She was awarded the Hero Award from the Kiwanis Club which is given to someone who has given so much to others throughout their life. She was known for her smile, spirit and happy nature. Contributions in Alices memory can be made to the Potsdam Church of the Nazarene or to the Hospice and Palliative Care of the St. Lawrence Valley.