Lewis Sherwood

Obituary of Lewis C. Sherwood

Eldred - Lewis C. Sherwood, 80, of Eldred, passed away Tuesday (February 22, 2022) at UPMC-Cole, Coudersport.


He was born May 15, 1941 in Turtlepoint, the son of Lewis E. and Lottie I. Bashline Sherwood.


Lewis attended Otto-Eldred schools. 


He was employed as a Deputy Sheriff for over 23 years with the McKean County Sheriff’s Department.


He was a member of the Handyman Club and was the caretaker for several cemeteries in the local area for many years.


He is survived by long-time companion, Karen Dent of Eldred, PA; daughter, Kimberly (Ronald) Tanner of Smethport; sister, Gloria Carroll of Erie, PA.; brother, Thomas (Elizabeth) Sherwood of Caledonia, NY. Lewis also leaves grandsons Ronald (Amy) Tanner, Jr of Ransomville, NY; and Richard (Alissa) Tanner of Smethport; great granddaughter, Isabelle Tanner of Smethport, PA, and great grandsons Arthur and Charles Tanner of Smethport, PA; and many nieces and nephews.


In addition to his parents, Lewis was preceded in death by a son, Lewis C. Sherwood, Jr. on July 9, 2015; and brother-in-law, Patrick J Carroll III on January 28, 2021.


Visitation and funeral services will be held privately with the family. Burial will be in the Lamphier Cemetery, Eldred. A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date.


Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Lamphier Cemetery Association, Eldred, PA.  Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.


Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Port Allegany.


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