Harold Sherman

Harold Sherman, 90 of New Britain, CT formerly of Ridgefield, CT died on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at Danbury Hospital.

He was the husband of the late Sylvia (Seilkowsky) Sherman.

Mr. Sherman was born in Newark, NJ, October 19, 1921, a son of the late Meyer and Molly Sherman and was a retired physicist with Schlumberger Doll of Ridgefield where he was employed for thirty years.  Upon his retirement, at the age of seventy, entered law school and became an attorney specializing in family and juvenile matters.

A resident of Ridgefield for forty-nine years coming from Stamford, CT, he was a resident of New Britain for the past year.

He was a member of the American Physical Society, CT Bar Association and a founding   member of Temple Shearith Israel of Ridgefield.

Mr. Sherman is survived by a son, Attorney Ralph Sherman and his wife, Molly of New Britain; a brother, Robert Sherman and his wife, Marion of St. John’s, FL and three grandchildren, Emma, Sam and David.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Sherman was predeceased by a son, Neil Sherman.

Funeral services will take place on Sunday, August 26, 2012 in Temple Shearith Israel, 46 Peaceable St., Ridgefield with Rabbi Eric Eisenkramer officiating.

Burial will take place in South Fayston Cemetery, South Fayston, VT.

Contributions in Mr. Sherman’s memory may be made to the CT Gilbert & Sullivan Society, P.O. Box 2152, Middletown, CT  06457

Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield is in charge of arrangements.



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