Obituary of Sherrill A. Fridmann
FRIDMANN Sherrill A. Age 74 of Horseheads , NY formerly of Buffalo , NY passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday September 6, 2011. Sherrill was born November 25 , 1936 in Buffalo , NY the son of the late Alfred and Marie Kegler Fridmann. Sherrill is survived by his wife Kathleen MacDonald Fridmann ; brother Donald Fridmann and sisters Gail (Chuck) Giles and Linda (Frank) Roth all of North Tonawanda , NY ; brothers-in-law Sandy MacDonald and Frederick "Ted" MacDonald both of Michigan ; sisters-in-law : Daryl Sharemet of Michigan and Ann Jackson of Kentucky ; several nieces , nephews , cousins , and a host of caring friends . Sherrrill earned a Doctorate in Physical Chemistry from The University of Notre Dame. He worked as a chemist for GAF Corporation and retired after several years at IBM Corporation. Sherrill was a communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads , NY and a member of The Knights of Columbus Council # 6158 of Horseheads , NY . He kept busy in retirement walking dogs at The Town of Horseheads Animal Shelter , transcribing textbooks into Braille for blind students , and was one of the founding members of the local DBSA Support Group. It was Sherrill's wish that there be no prior calling hours . A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Amelia Church in North Tonawanda , NY on Saturday September 17 , 2011 at 9 AM. A Graveside Memorial Service will be held on Monday September 19 , 2011 at Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads , NY at 1 PM . The Rev . Robert C. MacNamara will officiate . In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to The Orchestra of The Southern Finger Lakes P.O. Box 15 Corning , NY 14830 , the local DBSA , or to a charity of one's choice . Arrangements are entrusted to the LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 318 WEST BROAD STREET HORSEHEADS , NY.
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