Published in The Hartford Courant on Apr. 10, 2016
June Feiker Sherman
Mrs. June Feiker Sherman, 93, of Weatoque, CT, died on Wednesday, March 30, 2016
after a brief illness.
She was born on July 19, 1922 in Northampton, MA, the daughter of George and Viola
She graduated from the Paul Junior High School and the Central District of Columbia
High School (1940) (now known as the Cardozo High School) in Washington, D.C. She
was an accomplished equestrian and President of the Marksmanship Club that
practiced in the basement of the high school. She received her baccalaureate degree in
1943 from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC and received her Master's
Degree from Teachers College Columbia University in New York, NY.
She taught English at St. Mary's Episcopal School for Girls in Garden City, NY, where
she met and married her husband Dr. Stephen Huntington Sherman in 1948.
She and her husband lived in Staten Island, NY and in Portland, Oregon before moving to
Simsbury, CT. where Dr. Sherman had a practice in psychiatry. Mrs. Sherman taught
Honors English classes at Windsor Locks High School for many years before retiring.
Mrs. June Sherman was pre-deceased by her husband Stephen, George Feiker, her
brother, the Rt. Rev. Jonathan G. Sherman, her brother-in-law, and his wife Frances
LeBaron Christabel Casady Sherman, her sister-in-law, and their son Jonathan G.
She is survived by her sister-in-law, Hazel Feiker (Niskayuna, NY), and many nieces and
nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews from the Sherman and Feiker families.
Surviving from the Sherman Family: Thomas O. Sherman, nephew, and his wife Shirley
A. Hayden (Ashland, MA) and their children Derin A. Sherman (Cedar Rapids, IA) and
his children Cassandra and Cameron, Arloc Sherman and his wife Anne Theisen
(Washington, DC) and their son Darrow, and Tay A. Sherman Parker and her husband
Jonathan Parker (Murrietta, CA) and their sons Emerset and Orison; Sallie Sherman
Lloyd, niece, and her husband Bruce M. Lloyd (Yardley,PA) and their children, Karen E.
Lloyd (Brooklyn, NY) and Daniel B. Lloyd (Seattle, WA); and Marilyn Sherman Kitler,
niece, and her husband James H. Kitler (Bar Harbor, ME) and their sons Nathan H. Kitler
and his wife Susannah E. Hayes Kitler (Arlington, MA) and William Sherman Kitler (Bar
Harbor, ME). Surviving from the Feiker Family: Carol F. Wetherbee, niece, (New York,
NY) and her sons, Richard E. Wetherbee and his wife Renee Ducker (St. Louis, MO) and
their sons Grant and Elias and Christian F. Wetherbee and his wife Christina Wetherbee
(Morristown, NJ) and their children Anna and Ian; George Feiker, nephew, and his wife
Kim Feiker (Alburg, VT) and their daughters, Amy F. Hollenbeck and her husband Brian
Hollenbeck (Evanston, IL) and their daughters Sophie and Julia, and Elizabeth F.
Harrison and her husband Stephen Harrison (Reading, MA) and their son Wyatt; and
Nancy F. Parry, niece, and her husband William T. Perry (Rexford, NY), and her daughter
Erica Szpylczyn (Tucson, AZ).
A private family funeral and reception is planned.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Simsbury Public Library, 725
Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury, CT 06070 or to the Simsbury Senior Center, 933
Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury, CT 06070 or an organization of your choice.
The Vincent Funeral Home of Simsbury is caring for the arrangements. Please visit
June's "Book of Memories" at www.vincentfuneralhome.com for online condolences.