Sidney Sherman Kendall, Jr.

  • Born: July 12, 1949
  • Died: October 27, 2019
  • Location: East Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Farley Funeral Home

358 Park Street
Stoughton, MA 02072

Tel. (781) 344-2676

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

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Sidney Sherman Kendall, Jr., a resident of East Bridgewater, died peacefully at the VA Medical Center in West Roxbury on Sunday, October 27, 2019. He was the husband of 22 years of Janet A. (Gandolfo) Kendall. Son of the late Sidney Sherman and Frank A. (Kelley) Kendall, he was born and raised in Houston, TX. Sherman was a graduate of Lamar High School in Houston. He was a Specialist 4 in U.S. Army and a Veteran of the Vietnam War, where he was permanently disabled. He was a lifelong resident of Houston before moving to East Bridgewater 6 years ago. Sherman was an avid bowler and a member of the American Wheelchair Bowling Association (AWBA). He was also a member of the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) and the Weston Gun Club. He was a longtime member of The Sons of the Republic of Texas. He was an avid hunter, but his greatest joy was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, Sherman is survived by his son, Patrick H. Carrara, III and his wife Jennifer of Stoughton and his step-son, Robert Peters of Anchorage, AK. He was preceded in death by his step-son Brian Carrara. He was the brother of Mary Dawson and her husband Brooks and Anne Hutson and her husband Burke all of LaGrange, TX. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Graveside Service will be held at Massachusetts National Cemetery, Connery Avenue, Bourne on Monday, November 4 at 1:15 PM. Visiting Hours prior from the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St., (Rte. 27) Stoughton from 10-11:45 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations in Sidney's memory may be made to the Paralyzed Veterans of America, New England Chapter, 1208 VFW Parkway, Suite 301, West Roxbury, MA 02132.


Condolence & Memory Journal

With deepest sympathy to Janet and all Sherman's family.

Posted by Joe & Ellie Floeck - East Bridgewater, MA - Neighbor   November 04, 2019

S. Sherman Kendall, you were always smiling, May that continue and you keep watch over those remaining.

Posted by Debra A Freed - Framingham, MA - Friend   November 03, 2019

Sherman, thanks for all the laughs, the good times and the dances. I hope to see you at the big farm in the sky.
Janet, thank you for being you and making Sherman even happier than he was.

Posted by Terri St.Arnauld + Frank Yezer - Austin, TX - Friend   November 01, 2019

What a blessing it was to have crossed paths with Sherman here in Houston as a new nurse almost 12 years ago! I will forever remember his kindess as well as the loving relationship he and you had Janet.

Posted by Leah Exum - Houston, TX - Friend   November 01, 2019

Janet, We are so sorry for the loss of Sherman. The time our family spent with you guys was great! We're sending you & your family prayers & love from Florida.

Posted by Jeannie & Chuckie Mazzone - Largo, FL - Family   October 31, 2019

Sorry for your loss, Sherman will be missed by all. Love your son Bob and Family.

Posted by Bob Peters - Kenai, AK - Family   October 30, 2019

Janet, we are so sorry to hear of Sherman's passing. He was such a delightful person and will be missed.

Posted by Terry & Cheryl Tate - Katy, TX - Friend   October 30, 2019

So sorry to hear of Sherm's passing. I am going to miss not seeing him at the bowling alleys. Jenny Staula

Posted by Jenny Staula - Stoughton, MA - Family   October 30, 2019

We will miss you so very much. I miss those pants you wore at the bowling tournaments. You know the ones I just hated. I will miss you my friend.

Posted by Walt Roy - Redding, CA - Family Friend   October 29, 2019


Love you and will miss you always! Will always remember out discussions regarding the Patriots and Texans..... I will let you win this one....

Posted by Laura Rowland - Lakeville, MA - Family   October 29, 2019

Sherman, you and your awesome smile will be missed by many.
Peggy & Wayne

Posted by Peggy Webber - Palm Harbor, FL - Friend   October 29, 2019

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A younger Sherman in LaGrange, TX 1983. - Terri St.Arnauld