Roy M. Sherar, 93

Roy M. Sherar, 93, of Haverhill, died Friday evening, Dec. 19, at Penacook Place Nursing Home, Haverhill.

He was born in Livermore Falls, Maine, Aug. 30, 1921, son of the late George A. and Alice (Anderson) Sherar and was educated there. In 1939 he joined the Civilian Conservation Corps., in Alfred, Maine. Sherar was employed at Davis and Furber Machine, Raytheon and retired from the former AT&T, in 1986 as an inspector. He enjoyed genealogy, an avid outdoorsman; he traveled to Iceland, Costa Rica, Mexico and Nepal. Sherar also visited Sweden, his mother's birthplace. He was a member of Chapter 111 NACCCA, Portland, Maine, the United Empire Loyalists Association of Toronto, and The Heritage, New Carlisle, Quebec.

He was the father of the late Gregory Sherar who died in 1992. His survivors include a son, Mark Sherar of Haverhill, a daughter-in-law, Ann Sherar-Jaroncyk of Newburyport, three grandchildren, Erik and his wife Sarah of Walden, N.Y., Michael and his wife Cathi Sherar of Tewksbury and Sharon and her husband Peter Freeman of Georgetown, a great granddaughter, Lucy Sherar, longtime close friends, Phil and Carolyn Caton of Amesbury, as well as cousins in Sweden.

Relatives and friends may attend his calling hours Tuesday, Dec. 23, from 2 to 4 p.m., at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill. Funeral service and interment will be in the spring in Moose Hill Cemetery, Livermore Falls, Maine. Contributions in his memory to be made to Penacook Place, 150 Water St., Haverhill, MA or Merrimack Valley Hospice, 360 Merrimack St., Bldg. 9, Lawrence, MA 01843 for the exceptional care give to him and his family.