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January 10, 1926 — August 9, 2020

Dorothy B. SHERWOOD, 94, of Wellsville, NY, died Sunday, August 9, 2020 in Jones Memorial Hospital, Wellsville.

Born January 10, 1926, in Hallsport, she was the daughter of Will Burdett and Nina R. Frazier Butler.  On August 5, 1942, in Wellsville, she married Stanley W. Sherwood, who predeceased her on February 3, 1981.

A graduate of Wellsville Central School, she was employed as a secretary by the Salvation Army in Wellsville for 16 years and as a cashier in the family business, S&B Sales and Service in Andover, for many years.

Dorothy was a member of the Salvation Army in Wellsville, the Ladies Home League, the American Legion Auxiliary, and the VFW Auxiliary.

Surviving are:  two sons, Robert E. (Ann) Sherwood of Andover and Dale S. (Nancy) Sherwood of Victor;  four grandchildren, Todd (Teresa James) Sherwood, Jami (James Manion) Sherwood, Jeffrey (Kate) Sherwood, and Scott (Jennifer) Sherwood;  four great-grandchildren;  three great-great-grandchildren;  brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Wayne and Cassie Sherwood of Crestview, FL;  nieces and nephews.  In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by two sisters, Margaret Buchholz and Anna Sandoval;  and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Louis and Esther Sherwood.

Cremation was at Olney-Foust Crematory.  At her request, there will be no services.  Private burial will be in Stannards Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army in Wellsville.

Arrangements are under the direction of Mulholland-Crowell Funeral Home, Wellsville.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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