Allan Sherwood

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The passing of Allan Sherwood of Fredericton, NB, husband of the late Rowena Sherwood, occurred on Sunday, July 10, 2022 at Neill Hall, Shannex. Born on October 20, 1929 in Kingston, NS, he was the son of the late Herbert and Cora (Coates) Sherwood.

Al was a well known local musician. He worked at Herbie’s Music Store and later opened his own “Al’s Music Store”. He shared the stage with legendary country music stars Hank Snow, Wilf Carter, Stompin’ Tom Connors, Doc Williams and Anne Murray. Al is a member of the NB Country Music Hall of Fame and the NB Gospel Music Hall of Fame. He was the last surviving member of The Diamond Trio.

Allan is survived by his daughters, Debbie Williams, Rhonda Wooldridge (Darrel) and Alanna Sherwood (Rick); sons, Les Sherwood (Marion) and Christopher Sherwood (Moira); brother, Frank Sherwood (Lynda); half-brothers Reid and Allen Sherwood; grandchildren, Darren, Jason, Shannon, Shawn, Scotty, Joey, Michelle, Erin, Chelsea, Patrick, Andrew, Matthew and Ashley; 15 great grandchildren; special friend, Eileen Hansen; first wife, Hazel Chase (Basil); several nieces, nephews and extended family members. In addition to his wife and parents, Allan was predeceased by his partner, Rayma Blake; sisters, Dorothy Raynes and Lily Moors; son-in-law, Norm Williams.

Al's family would like to thank the staff at Eden's Retirement Villa and Neill Hall-Shannex for the care Dad and his family received, especially in his final days.

Visitation will take place at York Funeral Home’s T. Gordon MacLeod Memorial Chapel, 302 Brookside Drive, Fredericton on Friday, July 15, 2022 from 12:30-2 pm followed by the Funeral Service at 2 pm with Rev. Peter Thomas officiating. Masks are encouraged at all events. The public is welcome to register to view the livestream at Interment will then take place in Central Hainesville Cemetery. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to Alzheimer Society of New Brunswick or the charity of the donor’s choice. Personal condolences may be offered through