SHERMAN, THOMAS JOHN, on the evening of October 19, 2014 Tom passed away at home surrounded by his loving family. Tom was 79. Tom was born in Royal Oak, Michigan on April 11, 1935, the second son of Harold and Naomi Sherman. Tom enjoyed spending time with his family, reading, gardening, vacationing in the Florida Keys and at the family cottage in northern Michigan. He worked at General Motors for 33 years and also served in the U.S. Air Force. Tom was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Naomi Sherman; and his sister Gail. Tom is survived by his wife of 52 wonderful years, JoAnn. Loving father of Shannon (Larry), Kristina (Jeff), and Carrie (Mike). Proud grandfather of T.J., Nick (Amber), Jake, Little Mike, Dan and greatgrandson Jaden. Dearest brother of Hal (Nancy) and Carole (Bud). Cherished brother-in-law of Janet Goemaere; and many nieces and nephews. A private memorial service will be held. Memorial donations are suggested to Beaumont Foundation (Hospice), P.O. Box 5802, Troy, Michigan 48007-9622.Published in Daily Tribune on Oct. 23, 2014+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 5 "I have fond memories of cousin Tom when my family traveled..." "Tom, you've touched many more lives than you proabaly know. I..."- Steve Allen"Uncle Tommy, Your presence gave us so many great memories..."- KIMBERLY "Tom was a great guy who I had the pleasure of working with at..."- Ralph Vogel"You were always my big brother, Tom. I love you and will..." Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Thomas Sherman Add a video + Photos View All Add + Thomas John Sherman Photo