Thomas E. Sherman

Thomas Edward Sherman, 78, passed away at his home Feb. 1, 2016 in Peoria. He is survived by his beloved wife, Joan Leora Sherman (née Verville); son, James Sherman and wife, Pam, of Ferndale, Mich.; son, Patrick Sherman of San Diego; step-daughter, Jean Dylong of Rochester Hills, Mich.; and step-son, Thomas Marshall and wife, Cindy, of San Antonio, Texas.

Born in Detroit, Mich., Mr. Thomas and his wife, Joan, relocated to the Phoenix area in 1984, where he later retired from a long career in the field of aerospace parts manufacturing.

Mr. Sherman was an active member of Glendale-based Northwest Valley Baptist Church from its inception. He had a generous, charitable heart, and will be missed dearly by his family and friends.