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Sherwood Handelong Sr,

January 16, 1945 March 4, 2019
Sherwood Handelong Sr,
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Obituary for Sherwood Handelong Sr,

Sherwood Handelong Sr., Age 74 of Saylorsburg passed away Monday, March 4th at home.
Sherwood was the loving husband of Anne (Saddler) Handelong for 35 years.
He was born in Ackermanville on January 16, 1945, son of the late Paul and Bertha (Ziegenfus) Handelong.
Sherwood had worked for Blue Ridge Textile in Bangor and was a member of the National Textile Workers Union of America. He also worked with his son as a laborer at Universal Forest Products in Stockertown until retiring.
He was also a member of the Blue Ridge Bowmans Club.
We have been blessed with the presence of Sherwood in our lives. He will be deeply missed by his wife: Anne of Saylorsburg; his children: Sherwood Handelong Jr and his wife Rebecca of Lehighton; Sherry Stull and her husband Pete of Stroudsburg and Donna Glenn and her husband Gene of Gilbert. He was the loving grandfather to his four grandchildren: Illyria Handelong, Ashley, Casey and David Maldonado. He is also survived by a sister: Isabelle Moyer of Bangor.
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter: Brittnay, his siblings: Stanley, Paul, Clifford, Robert, Lillian and Helen
A Memorial Service will be held 3 pm, Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Gower Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Route 209, Gilbert With Rev. Heather Kurtz officiating.
Family and friends are welcome to offer condolences on Saturday, March 30th from 2 pm until time of service at the funeral home.

Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.
Gower Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Route 209, Gilbert, PA in charge of arrangements. www.gowerfuneralhome.com


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