Dorothy McSherry

Dorothy Ann McSherry (Brooks)

Sunday, September 15th, 1929 - Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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Dorothy Brooks McSherry of Lake Gaston, NC, age 89, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. A native of Hampton & Newport News, VA, she is the daughter of the late Walter Lee and Elizabeth Barham Brooks. She was preceded in death by her husband James P. McSherry Sr., son Michael Keith McSherry, sister Dawn Brooks Vliet, and brother Russell Lee Brooks.

She is survived by her sons James P. McSherry Jr. and wife Nina of Cary, NC; Gary Steven McSherry and Wife Lisa of Richmond, VA; Darryl Brooks McSherry and wife Mary of Hampton, VA; daughter-in-law Bonnie Rosenberger McSherry of Williamsburg, VA; and sister Catherine Brooks Oder of Hampton, VA.; grandchildren Jennifer Alyce McSherry, Sean Michael McSherry, Brian Patrick McSherry and Brad Thomas McSherry; great grandchildren Sydney Nicole McSherry, Katelyn Marie McSherry, Brian Patrick McSherry Jr., Sean James McSherry, Alivia Brooks McSherry, Dylan Jacob McSherry and Vance Michael McSherry.
She loved living on Lake Gaston, cooking, canning, playing bridge and spending time with her many friends and family.

A funeral mass will be conducted at 11 am, Tuesday, December 18 at St John the Baptist Catholic Church in Roanoke Rapids, NC . The family will receive friends following the service. A graveside funeral service will be conducted at 1pm, Wednesday, December 19 at Peninsula Memorial Gardens in Newport News, VA. Online condolences may be emailed to Farrar Funeral Home of South Hill is serving the family.
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  • Service

    Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 | 11:00am
    Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 11:00am
    St John the Baptist Catholic Church
    115 E 9th Street
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  • Interment

    Peninsula Memorial Garden
    Newport News, , VA


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Cathy Outlaw

Posted at 08:36pm
I meet Mrs. McSherry during a visit to have repairs performed on her Cadillac. She was a very sweet and kind person. I enjoyed our talks during her calls and visits. I delivered her car back to her one day after we had completed repairs and I have the most inspiring and uplifting talk with her. I will truly miss her and that infectious smile. I am so truly sorry for not being able to meet the family to express my sincere condolences.

Tommy Johnson

Posted at 11:57am
Tommy & Cathy Johnson:
With Deepest Heartfelt and prayer for the family. If there is any thing we can do please do not hesitate to call.

Heartfelt Sympathies Store

Posted at 03:13pm
With deepest sympathies, and with much love for Dottie and her family-- Bob and Jane Hanudel
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Stan, Karen and Family.

Posted at 12:09pm
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
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Choate Construction Company

Posted at 11:07am
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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