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Richard M. “Dick” Sherman, Sr.

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Wednesday, May 16th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio and Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107) Revere for Richard M. “Dick” Sherman, Sr., who died on Sunday, May 13th at the CHA – Everett Hospital in Everett after a brief illness. He was 82 years old. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Thursday, May 17th at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) Revere at 10:30 a.m., followed by interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Dick was born, raised & educated in the West End of Boston. He is a graduate of Boston High School, Class of 1943, and he then took several college courses for computers. He married Frances D. Palladino and together they lived in Chelsea for a short period of time before settling in their family home in Revere, where they raised their children and lived for 52 years. He worked at the U.S. Postal Service for about 15 years as a Mail Handler and he also worked for over 25 years for Purity Supreme Grocery Chain in Chelmsford as an overnight supervisor in the warehouse. He later retired and continued to work up until recently as a Security Supervisor for Chelsea Public Schools, mainly at Shurtleff School, ELC (Early Learning Center). Dick was known as a hardworking man devoted to his family. He was a dedicated & loving husband & father.

He is the devoted husband of 54 years to Frances D. (Palladino) Sherman. Loving father of Derek E. Sherman, Ernest M. Sherman, both of Revere & the late Richard M. Sherman, Jr. Cherished grandfather of Madeline A. Sherman of East Boston. He is the dear brother of the late Reverend Dennis Sherman & Josephine Sherman.


Visiting Hours

Wednesday, May 16th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Thursday, May 17th at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere


Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

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  1. Rosemary Holland okeefe
    May 14 2018

    So very sorry to hear..I remembered you and dick visiting Ann in Dorchester. Always admired him and his handsome smile. My thoughts and prayers for you and your family.

  2. Tammie Sparks
    May 14 2018

    I’m so sorry cousin Frannie my prayers go out to you and your family. God bless your cousin Tammie in Florida

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