BOONVILLE, NY – Cedric R. Sherwood, 85, of Academy Street, Boonville, passed away peacefully on Jan. 18, 2021, at Faxton- St. Luke’s Healthcare, Utica.
Born Oct. 20, 1935, in Boonville, a son of the late Roy and Florence Skjellerup Sherwood, he attended country school on the Egypt Road in Boonville and graduated from Boonville Central School.
He served in the U.S. Army in Germany, while there, he met his wife, Erna Renner and they were married on Oct. 22, 1957. The couple made their home in Boonville for 61 years. Mrs. Sherwood passed away on Oct. 25, 2020.
Cedric worked as chief engineer for Foster Paper Company for 22 years and then as chief engineer at the steam plant for Rome Cable in Rome, NY for 19 years, retiring in 2004.
He is survived by two children: Angela Hagerty, Whitesboro; and Randy (Linda) Sherwood, San Diego, CA; grandchildren, Andre, Shania and Maria and step- granddaughter, Adriana; a brother, Ronald (Carol) Sherwood of Boonville.
In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by two sisters, Ruby Sherwood and Sherry Wilcox; and a brother, Roy Sherwood.
A graveside service will be held at Boonville Cemetery in the spring of 2021 at a time to be announced. Per Cedric’s wishes there are no calling hours.
Arrangements are with Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville.
Condolences may be made online at www.isenekerfuneralhome.com.