Sherman L. Blaisdell Sr.

FULTON, NY – Sherman L. Blaisdell Sr., 73, of Fulton, went to be with the Lord, Friday Jan. 6, 2012, with his family by his side.

Sherman was born in Los Angeles, Calif., and had lived in the Fulton area for many years.

He retired after more than 40 years as a truck driver.

He was a Marine veteran, serving from 1969 to 1972.

Sherman was predeceased by his parents, Russell and Margaret North Blaisdell; and siblings, Louis and Paul.

He is survived by: children,  Sherman Jr. (Deb) of Minnesota, Kellie (Mike) Pierce of Hannibal, Russell of Colorado, Kevin (Mitzy) of Hannibal and Retta (Jeff) Rusaw of Oswego; siblings, Jim (Cindy) of Texas,  Doris (Walter) of Kentucky, George of Newark; loving companions, Dawn, Sandy, Mona and Shirley; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at the convenience of family at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Sherman may be made to Friends of Oswego County Hospice, P.O. Box 102, Oswego, 13126.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.