Christian 09

Marianna B. (Scharf) Sherman

December 4, 1929 ~ February 24, 2021 (age 91)


Marianna Barbara Sherman 91
of Kenton
A Mass of Christian Burial for Marianna Barbara Sherman will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Kenton with Father Ed Shikina officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery in Kenton. Friends and family may visit from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Tuesday March 2, 2021 at the Price-McElroy Funeral Home in Kenton. A rosary service will be held at 8:00 P.M. following the visitation. Masks will be required and Covid-19 protocols should be followed at all services.
Marianna died on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at the Bridge Hospice Care Center in Findlay. She was born on December 4, 1929 in Mt. Victory to the late Carl and Olivia (Glaub) Scharf. On August 18, 1951 she married her husband of 55 years, Lester Sherman and he preceded her in death.
Surviving are 6 children; Patricia (Richard) Carncross, Frederick (Ruth) Sherman, Mark Sherman, Kathleen Sherman, L. Vincent (Donna) Sherman, Thomas (Krista) Sherman, 12 grandchildren,  12 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by brothers; George, Carl, Stanley, and John Scharf and a granddaughter; Sarah Ann Sherman.
Marianna retired from Ohio Northern University after 28 years as an Executive Secretary to the Vice President of Financial Affairs. Six years later she retired from the MR/DD as Executive Director of the Hardin County Housing Development. 
Marianna was a member of the Grange for more than 60 years and was a 7th degree member. She was a life member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic in Kenton She was also a member of the Blue Star Mothers of America for 48 years where she was the Department of Ohio President and held many other offices.
Memorial donations may be made to the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church or the Blue Star Mothers of America Chapter 32.
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March 2, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Price McElroy Funeral Home
123 N. Main St.
Kenton, OH 43326

March 2, 2021

8:00 PM
Price McElroy Funeral Home
123 N. Main St.
Kenton, OH 43326

Mass of Christian Burial
March 3, 2021

11:00 AM
Immaculate Conception Church
215 E. North St.
Kenton, OH 43326

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