Mark M. Sherman of Springfield and Chatham died peacefully at Baystate Medical Center. He was the husband of Jane Sherman. He grew up in Worcester and attended Clark University where he was captain of the varsity tennis team and graduated Phi Beta Kappa. He received his medical degree from Cornell Medical School and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. He was Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy and served in Vietnam attached to the Marine Corp Third Medical Battalion. He was a board certified general surgeon, and thoracic and vascular surgeon. He was in private practice for 39 years serving Springfield and its surrounding communities. He was an active and devoted member of Temple Beth El for over 40 years. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Brian; two grandsons, Thompson and Calvin; and a daughter-in-law, Ashley, of Charleston, S.C. He was pre-deceased by his eldest son, Keith, who passed away in January 2021. Memorial contributions may be made to The Keith Sherman Memorial Award, at or send a check by mail. Checks payable to The UAlbany Foundation, 1400 Washington Avenue, UAB 226, Albany, NY, 12222. Please indicate your gift is or the Keith Sherman Memorial Award in memory of Mark Sherman; or Veterans on Deck, at ASCHER-ZIMMERMAN FUNERAL HOME


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