In the Hospital of St. Raphael, Sept. 18, 2008, Evelyn Crowley Sherwood, 89, wife of Henry Sherwood of Orange, mother of Judith A. and her husband John Mitchell of Orange, Charles W. Sherwood of Orange and Henry L. Sherwood, II of PA. Also survived by six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Evelyn was born in Jersey City, NJ, March 16, 1919 daughter of the late Charles L. and Anna Stapleton Crowley. She worked as a secretary at the University of New Haven for 20 years and retired in 1984. She had been a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Orange since 1953, member of the Orange Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary and longtime member of the Friends of the Library at the Univ. of New Haven. Friends may call at BEECHER & BENNETT-TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME, 410 Campbell Ave., West Haven on Sat., Sept. 20 from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Funeral service at 10 a.m. in the Church of the Good Shepherd in Orange. Contributions in Evelyn's memory may be made to the Friends of the Library at the Univ. of New Haven, 300 Boston Post Rd., West Haven, CT 06516 or to the Church of the Good Shepherd, 680 Racebrook Rd., Orange, CT 06477.

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  1. Dear Charlie and family, I was sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts are with you all at this sad time.

  2. Dear Judy and family, We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and we hope that warm memories will comfort you. Donna and Mike Morris

  3. Dear Judy, Charlie & Henry, Your mom was a pillar of strength and a woman not to be messed with. You had to respect that toughness she had and how she battled her illnesses right up until the end. I know she wouldn’t have it any other way. Although she will be missed, she will not be forgotten. My sincere condolences to each of you and your families. God Bless. Love, Rick

  4. Dear Judy: I am so very sorry for the loss of your mother. My prayers are with you and your family at this so very difficult time. Take care, Marie Jackowicz

  5. Dear Sherwoods Your mother was an angel to me when I was a student at NHC. She was Dave Dubuisson’s secretary but was 10x brighter than he was. I know how much you all loved her. I will miss her . Regards, Jim Monahan

  6. Dearest Judi and Family, Our thoughts are with you across the distance between us that may be many in miles but very close from our heart to yours. Love, mtm and p

  7. Dearest Judy and John, My heartfelt sympathy at this difficult time. May God hold you and guide you through with his unending love and comfort. May the shared memories over the years give you peace.

  8. Judy, I’m so sorry to hear about the death of your mother. I’m certain you have many sweet memories that will help you through the difficult times. Mary

  9. Judy, Turn to the love of God within you and you will be comforted. You will also experience the love of God in expression through others as they comfort you. Your friends are here to listen compassionately, and open their arms to give you a hug. It is our turn to be there for you, God Bless, Norma

  10. To Judy and Family, Let the warm memories of your mom, and support of family and friends help you through this time. God bless you, Paulette

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