Stephen J. Sherry, 80; Retired Greenwich Town Employee

Calling hours are on Friday, Feb. 21, with the funeral scheduled for Sat., Feb. 22.

Stephen J. Sherry, a long-time Greenwich resident and retired Greenwich employee, passed away with family by his side on Feb. 18, 2014.

He  was born on Oct. 25, 1933 in Stamford to the late Stephen and Catherine (McAuliffe) Sherry.

Mr. Sherry attended Greenwich High School, served in the U.S. Army and is a Korean War Veteran. He retired after 35 years as a member of L.I.U.N.A, his last position was a business manager of Local #56 in Greenwich. He loved sports, swimming at the beach and walking in the park. He played on numerous basketball and  baseball teams, participating in local leagues and tournaments.

Stephen is survived by his wife Carolyn (Vidone); daughters Stacy (Robert) Mortenson and Sandi (Bunny) Curley, both of Greenwich, and son Shannon (Kerri) of Norwalk. He also is survived by his stepchildren Keith (Rebecca) Lewandoski of Vermont, Joanne Lewandoski (Jonathan) Schonberg of Westport and Lori Lewandoski (Stephen) Keen of Stamford; six grandchildren, Kyle and Ryan Mortenson, Shane, Wade and Shelby Curley, and McKenna Sherry, a great-granddaughter Kiera Mortenson, and seven step grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother Robert (Patricia) Sherry of Fairfield, and two nieces Jennifer Sherry and Alicia McLaughlin.

Mr. Sherry was predeceased by his first wife Sandra (Martin), a son Stephen, and a granddaughter Kelsey Curley.

A wake will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 21, at Castiglione Funeral Home, 134 Hamilton Ave., Greenwich. A funeral mass will be held at St. Mary's Church, Greenwich Avenue at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday Feb. 22. Interment will be at St. Mary's Cemetery.


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