Judge Arthur Sherman

Judge Sherman

Arthur “Archie” Sherman  passed away on  February 26, 2014. Born on December 8, 1928,  to Gertie and Benjamin Sherman,  Arthur attended Boston Latin School, Harvard College and Harvard Law School. He practiced law until 1972 when he was appointed a judge to the Cambridge District Court, where he served until mandatory retirement in 1998. Arthur was a mentor to hundreds of young lawyers and judges in his 26 years on the bench. He was married for 47 years to the beautiful Norma Sherman until her death in 2000. The lights of his life were his children, Jayne and Marc Lampert of Sudbury, Barbara and Lee Levison of New York City, Michael and Jacquie Sherman of Needham and Paul Sherman and David Garten of Boston and Provincetown. He took delight and pride in his eight wonderful grandchildren, Dana, Seth and Joshua Lampert; Ben, Sam and Liza Levison; and Gabrielle and Nathan Sherman.  Arthur also had a close and special relationship with his only brother and sister in law, Albert  and Linda Sherman, and his niece and nephews, Risa, Matthew and Peter Sherman. Funeral services will be held at Temple Beth Shalom, 670 Highland Ave.,  Needham,  on Friday, February  28, 2014 at  10:00 am .Following  interment  at  Mishkan Tefila Memorial Park in West Roxbury,  the family will receive guests at Temple Beth Shalom in Needham until 5:30 pm. Albert and Linda Sherman will receive their friends at their residence Saturday 7-9 pm and Sunday 2-5 pm.
Remembrances  in Arthur’s memory may  be made to Dr. Edwin P. Alyea’s Research Fund, c/o Dana Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284.

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