Leon Sherwood

Obituary of Leon D. Sherwood

Smethport - Leon D. Sherwood, Sr., 62, of Smethport, passed away Saturday (July 29, 2023) at Olean General Hospital, Olean, NY.


He was born July 6, 1961 in Cuba, NY, a son of James and Shirley (Galentine) Sherwood. On April 19, 1980, at the Birch Grove Mennonite Church, Port Allegany, he married Carla J. Green, who survives.


Mr. Sherwood was a 1980 graduate of Port Allegany High School. 


Leon worked for the PA Dept. of Transportation, based out of Cyclone.  He retired as the Assistant Maintanence Manager.


Leon enjoyed the outdoors.  He was an avid hunter and fisherman.  Most of all, he loved his family and being able to spend time with them.  He was a member of the Port Allegany Moose Lodge #460.


In addition to his wife, he is survived by:

His mother and father:  James and Shirley Sherwood of Turtlepoint

One daughter:  Pamela M. (James) Hagg of Magnolia, TX

One son:  Leon D. (Ashely) Sherwood, Jr. of Turtlepoint

Grandchildren:  Tyler and Seth Sherwood, Dylan, Camille and Jace Hagg, and Jonah McKeirnan

Two sisters:  Rebecca (David) Witt of Turtlepoint and Diana Marvin of York, PA

One brother:  David Sherwood of Dillsburg, PA

And several nieces and nephews


A gathering celebrating Leon’s life will be held on Tuesday, August 1, from 6-8PM at Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.


Memorials, if desired, may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.  Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.


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


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