William Joseph Sherman

June 20, 1943July 14, 2021

William “Bill” Sherman went to be with the Lord on July 14, 2021, at 78 years of age. He was a graduate of Slippery Rock University and a retired pharmaceutical sales representative for Wyeth.

Bill was a life member of The Elks and 30+ year member of the Sons of Italy. He was an avid golfer and bowler who loved all sports. Bill passed away peacefully in Richmond, VA. Born in Glassport, PA, he was preceded in death by his father, William B. Sherman; mother, Josephine Gretz; and sister, Cathy Gretz. He is survived by his son, Jeffrey Sherman (Shannon) of Myrtle Beach; daughter, Michelle Rittenhouse (David) of Richmond; sister, Kimberly Gretz of Johnstown; brother, Charles Gretz of Glassport; and grandchildren, Alicia Mastry, Richard Sherman, Nicole Rittenhouse and William Rittenhouse.

A memorial service is to be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, August 7, 2021, at St. Michael the Archangel Parish, 432 Center Avenue, Butler, Pa. 16001. Donations in his honor welcomed at The Salvation Army and St. Michael’s church in Butler, PA.


  • William B. Sherman, Father (deceased)
  • Josephine Gretz, Mother (deceased)
  • Cathy Gretz, Sister (deceased)
  • Jeffrey Sherman (Shannon), Son
  • Michelle Rittenhouse (David), Daughter
  • Kimberly Gretz, Sister
  • Charles Gretz, Brother
  • Alicia Mastry, Richard Sherman, Nicole Rittenhouse and William Rittenhouse, Grandchildren


7 August

Memorial Service

1:00 pm

St. Michael the Archangel Parish

432 Center Avenue
Butler, PA 16001


William Joseph Sherman

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Dorothy Dodson

July 22, 2021

Our condolences to Michelle and Sherman the family. I am a resident of the Butler neighborhood ( Gilford Park) consisting of Blackshire, Bedford Ct. , Coverdale and Ayleshire Rds.
Keeping you in thought and prayer.

Ernest and Dorothy Dodson
( We live on Bedford Court, but when we moved into the neighborhood we live on Blackshire Rd )

Dennis n Stephanie Lubinsky

July 18, 2021

We are so very sorry, you have our deepest sympathy. We were very close to Bill and family. We have many wonderful memories of him. May he rest in peace with our Lord 🙏❤️, may the family have our deepest condolences.