Sara Jane “Janey” Sherman

Of Dorchester passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on January 10, 2020 after a short illness with ALS. Cherished daughter of the late Saul and Sybil (Seltzer) Sherman. Loving sister of Suzanne Sherman-Finnerty and husband Paul and Judy Oriel and husband Ricky. Adored Aunt of Dr. Brad Oriel and wife Jennifer and Amanda Katz and husband Michael. Proud Great-Aunt of Benjamin Oriel and Sloane Katz. Janey was a pet lover and unconditionally loved her beloved dogs Tasha and Audra Rose. She was the former principle owner of Sherman-Bridges Real Estate Company in Dorchester. She was a great friend and will be dearly missed by all. Services will be held on Monday, January 13 at 12:30 pm at the Wilson Chapel, 234 Herrick Rd, Newton. Following interment at Baker St., West Roxbury memorial observance will be held at the home of Judy and Ricky Oriel until 5:00 pm and 7-9 pm and Tuesday 1:00-4:00 pm and 7-9 pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Janey’s memory to MSPCA-Angell, Attn: Donations, 350 South Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02130 or “MGH ALS” Massachusetts General Hospital Development Office, 125 Nashua St, Suite 540, Boston MA 02114, Attn: Kylie Wojcicki. Donations may also be made online at; please be sure to indicate that the gift is a tribute gift in memory of Sara Jane Sherman.

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