George A. Sherwood, 86, of Northford passed away peacefully on Monday, May 8, 2017 at his home. He was the beloved husband of 59 years to the late Josephine Palmer Sherwood. George was born in Old Saybrook on June 17, 1930; son of the late Arthur and Hazel Hager Sherwood; served his country faithfully in the US Navy during the Korean war; worked as an Inventory Control Manager in manufacturing for many years until his retirement and enjoyed woodworking. Father of Susan (Brian) Lane, Georgette (Richard) Pecoraro and Rose (Neal) Breen. Grandfather of Matthew (Lauren) Lane, Jeffrey Lane, Allison, Emily, Erin and Kristen Breen. Step-Grandfather of Joe Pecoraro. Predeceased by a sister, Doris Moriarty.

 His funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Friday morning at 10:30. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Monica Church at 11:00 am. Interment with full military honors will follow in St. Lawrence Cemetery, West Haven. The visiting hours will be Thursday from 4 to 7 pm. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund, 34 Washington St., Suite 200, Wellesley Hills, MA 02481.