September 27, 2001, Westcliffe, CO
Married priest George Sherman died September 27, 2001. Cardinal Roger Mahony, Msgr. Pete Nugent, Father Charlie Knapp and Father Joe Greeley, who were seminary students with George, concelebrated the memorial Mass in Los Angeles on October 10, 2001. Msgr. Pete Nugent gave the homily. Cardinal Mahony and married priests Terry Halloran and Gerry Fallon gave eulogies at the end of the Mass. Walt Kelly, Hal DeLisle, Mike Dunne, Ralph Platz, Bill DuBay, Phil Berryman, Charlie Ara, Don Reiman, Bob Delaney and John McFadden, mentioned in Terry's eulogy, are also priests no longer in official ministry. Others mentioned in the text and photos -- Ken Wenker, Serge Beltran, Don Carlos, Charlie Blaney, Bob Ridley, Tom Cotton, Frank Zinns, Joe Phelan, Msgr. Dan Lopez, Father Frank Buckman, Jim Houston, Howard Platz and John Gremer -- were students with "Sherm" at St. John's Seminary in Camarillo, California.