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Sherman Douglas Mann

Sherman Douglas Mann

Saturday, January 15th, 1955 - Sunday, March 15th, 2020
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Obituary

On January 15, 1955, Sherman D Mann burst into the world to the safest place he would know, his Mother's arms. Sherman, affectionately known as "Sonny," was born in Havre de Grace, MD.to Edna Branch & Mireo Mann, Sr.
Sherman was raised in Darlington, MD and became a true country MANN. He attended Hosanna AME Church and graduated from Bel Air High School in 1973. Sherman went on to receive an Associate’s degree in Data Processing and then joined the U.S. Army in 1975. Sherman entered Fort Bragg 82nd Airborne Division as a Supply Clerk and worked his way to Staff Sergeant E-6. Sherman went on to become a Paratrooper Basic AIT and attended jump school. Sherman loved the work he did.
Sherman married Lorraine Love in 1989 and the two raised their children, Monalisa, Marvin "Poppa", Mercedes and Aaron all around the world.
Sherman eventually attended Warrant Officer Academy where he moved in ranking from W1-4 before retiring Chief Warrant Officer CW4 in 2011. Sherman then became a private contractor and did civilian work for the U.S. Army until retiring in 2019.
Sherman loved computers, golfing, enjoying a Cigar with his brothers & teaching people, especially golf!! Although Sherman loved to spend time with family he valued his personal time alone, to quietly meditate.
Sherman leaves to commemorate his memory his mother, Edna "Honey" Branch
Wife: Lorraine Love
Children: Monalisa, Poppa, Mercedes, Aaron, (Dan, Nick, Ebony)
Grandchildren: Gerald, David, Tashera, and Keisha.
Four great grandchildren
Fourteen siblings: Archie, Richard, Annette, Freida, Allen, Michelle, Priscilla, Denise, Gary, Keith, Milton, Maura, Mireo Jr. & Latrice
Four special brothers from the heart: Terry, Anthony, Lopez, & David.
We could not forget Sir Charlton Mann who probably knew Sonny best.
Sherman was greeted into the spiritual realm by his personal angels, his dad Mireo Sr., grandad Honor Mann, Sisters Vanell, & Elmira, brothers Leon, & Charles, one grandaughter.
A viewing will be held on Friday, March 27 from 6 to 8 pm at the Harkins Funeral Home, 600 Main St., Delta, PA.
There will be no funeral service.
Inurnment will be held at a later date in a national cemetery.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, March 27th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Friday, March 27th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Harkins Funeral Home
    Address
    600 Main Street
    Delta, PA 17314
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    Notes
    BECAUSE OF THE CURRENT CORONAVIRUS SITUATION, THERE WILL BE A LIMIT OF NO MORE THAN TEN (10) PEOPLE IN THE BUILDING AT A TIME. WE ASK FOR YOUR COOPERATION AS WE FOLLOW SAFETY GUIDELINES TO ENSURE THE HEALTH AND WELL BEING OF EVERYONE IN ATTENDANCE. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT UPON ENTERING THE BUILDING FAMILY AND FRIENDS PAY THEIR RESPECTS AND EXIT THE BUILDING TO ALLOW OTHERS TO ENTER. PEOPLE SHOULD NOT CONGREGATE OUTSIDE THE BUILDING IN GROUPS. IT IS SAFEST TO RETURN TO YOUR VEHICLE IMMEDIATELY UPON EXITING THE BUILDING. In order to allow all who wish to pay their respects to Mr. Mann and his family, while retaining the solemnity and dignity of the occasion, we ask your cooperation upon arrival. We will be utilizing a system that will be efficient and assure you and your family the highest level of safety. Please follow the directions of the gentlemen who will be outside to assist you. For those requiring the handicap entrance, please inform us as you arrive. Thank you.
There will be a visitation and viewing. There will not be a funeral service. Thank you.

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Tyler Pettway

Posted at 02:30pm
Even though we were not raised together I still felt a closeness to you the short time we had getting to know one another was well spent I always felt that you had this unselfish, unconditional love for me. As your little sister will always carry you in my heart and to your wife and children may God bless and keep you all. Love auntie Niecy
 

Tyler Pettway Posted at 02:32pm

This was written and posted by myself in steed of my mother. If anyone would like to reach her you may do so through my FB.

Gerald Webster

Posted at 11:06pm
Rest in Peace Sonny, my condolences to the family. Gerald and Karen Webster
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Becky Wheeler

Posted at 06:07pm
We only met Sherman when he came our Grandsons (Nicholas), Wedding. He was a sharp dresser and a classy man whom I could tell loved his dear wife and family dearly. Our love and prayers go out to each of you dear family members. Love, Mike and Becky Wheeler, Hurricane, Utah
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Donald Wyatt

Posted at 07:36pm
My condolences to the Mann family . May Sherman rest in Peace ! Archie and Family i am sorry for your loss.
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Nancy Royal Dudley

Posted at 04:42pm
I am deeply sadden to hear of the passing of my friend and mentor Sherman Mann. Always a respectful gentleman. Will always remember our days in 82d Airborne Division. RIP my friend.
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