Leo M. Sherwin of Hingham, passed away peacefully at home, on December 29, 2020.
Born and raised in Shaftsbury, VT, Leo was an avid outdoorsman with a passion for hunting. In addition,he was a proud and talented gardener, locally known for his homegrown corn, blueberries, pumpkins and even Christmas trees. Leo was also a respected dog breeder, providing many years of love and happiness to countless families with his legendary beagles.
At his grandmother's urging, Leo left Vermont to join the U.S. Army where he served during the Korean War. Honorably discharged in 1953, he soon after began his career with Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., retiring over 30 years later.
Leo is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 50 years, Cheryl Cole Sherwin, his sons Craig M. Sherwin and wife Karen of Hanson, Eric W. Sherwin and wife Amy of Quincy and Todd G. Sherwin and wife Lori of Hingham as well as two stepchildren, Scott C. McLaughlin and wife Colleen of San Diego, CA and Stacey M. Schuhwerk and husband George of Hingham. Also survived by 9 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were private.
Anyone wishing to make a donation in Leo's name, please consider
the "Hingham Veteran's in Need" Fund
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Leo M. Sherwin, please visit our floral store.