EAST DOVER - Eva B. Sherman, 87, a resident of Whites Hill Road, died Wednesday, June 8, at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital.
Eva was born in East Dover on August 16, 1934. The daughter of the late Erwin Brown, Sr. and Geneva Bartlett, Eva attended local schools, graduating from Brattleboro High School. For over 20 years she was the postmaster for the East Dover Post Office. Eva was a member of the Ladies Aid, the East Dover Baptist Church, and the Dover Historical Society; coordinator for the Strawberry Supper; trustee for the Dover Free Library; and taught Sunday and Bible school.
Eva was an avid reader; enjoyed baking and cooking; solving jigsaw puzzles; and listening to the sounds of Charlie Pride, Jim Reeves, and Burl Ives. She enjoyed watching figure skating, was a Boston Red Sox fan, and cherished Sunday family lunch. Eva’s life was all about family and her community.
Eva is survived by her husband Sidney Sherman, of East Dover, whom she married in Newfane on August 10, 1954; her sons Stephen Sherman (Jenny), of Kennebunk, ME, Keith Sherman (Tia), of Hinsdale, NH, and Craig Sherman (Heather), of Redding, CA; her brother Erwin (Sonny) Brown Jr., of East Dover; sisters Evelyn Brassor (Leon), of Norton, and Beverly Murray, of Beaver Dam, VA; four grandchildren Nathaniel, Vanessa, Janelle, and Matthew Sherman; and two great-grandchildren Cora Sherman and Grayson Sherman. She was preceded in death by her brother Wallace Brown. The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to all the health care professions at the Brattleboro Memorial Hospital that assisted during this trying time.
At the request of the family there are no formal funeral services at this time. If friends desire, gifts in Eva’s memory may be made to the East Dover Baptist Church, c/o Covey Allen & Shea Funeral Home, PO Box 215, Wilmington, VT 05363. To send the family personal condolences visit www.sheafuneralhomes.com.