William G. SherwoodFebruary 28, 1943 ~ July 21, 2017 (age 74)
William G. Sherwood
ORANGE- William G. Sherwood, 74, of Prescott Lane, died unexpectedly at home on Friday, July 21, 2017 after being stricken ill.
Born in Springfield on February 28, 1943, he was a son of Anna (Casella) Sherwood and grew up in Agawam. William spent several years in North Adams, and had been a resident of Orange for the past three years.
William was previously married to Shirley (Couture).
A driver most of his career, his worked had included delivering parcel posts.
William had a huge interest in big rigs and was proud that his son drove one. He also enjoyed old cars and car shows, auto racing, and the news and weather. William was a “people person” and enjoyed their company as well as waving to the neighbors while out for his many walks.
Survivors include his son, Adam Sherwood of Orange; grandchildren, Autumn Sherwood, Samantha Sherwood, Adam Mandigo and Ethan Sumner, all of North Adams; step grandchildren, Morgan Hawkins, Jacoby Peirce, Bryson Peirce and Shelby Peirce, all of Orange; caregivers and daughters in law, Bridget Sumner and Yvonne Mumblo; and his best pal and dog, “Timmy”.
William was predeceased by a daughter, Katherine Sherwood.
“We gone, bye bye”.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 1-3 p.m. at Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main Street, Orange.
There are no formal services.
Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main Street, Orange, is directing the arrangements.
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