Sherwood L. Yergey

Sherwood L. Yergey, 88, of Pottstown, husband of Phyllis A. (Shaner) Yergey, passed away on Sunday June 23, 2024 at his residence.

Born in Gilbertsville, PA, he was a son of the late Oscar E. Yergey and the late Edna (Smith) Yergey.

Sherwood was a graduate of both Bloomsburg University and Dickinson School of Law.

He was an attorney at Yergey, Daylor, Allebach, Scheffey, Picardi Attorneys at Law, Pottstown practicing law for over fifty years until his retirement.

He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Pottstown, Nativity Commandery #71, Knights Templar, Pottstown, Elk's Club #814, Pottstown, Stichter Lodge #254, Pottstown and served on the board of the Salvation Army in Pottstown.

Surviving beside his wife of 71 years is a son, John Yergey and his wife Chantal, Cape Coral, FL; a daughter, Beth (Yergey) wife of Allen Rich, Pittsburgh; four grandchildren, Nathan, Eric, Kate, Andrew and two great grandchildren, Emma and Harper. He was predeceased by two brothers, Rodney and David Yergey.

There will be no services at this time. At a later date there will be services for the immediate family.

Contributions may be made in his memory to the Salvation Army, 137 King St., Pottstown, PA 19464 or Grace Lutheran Church, 660 N. Charolotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464

Arrangements are by the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, at 359 King St. in Pottstown, PA.

All services for Sherwood L. Yergey will be kept private at the request of the family.

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The Mercury