April 15 service to honor sociology faculty member

Published 04.10.2023

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Douglas M. SherryA memorial service will be Saturday, April 15, for Douglas M. Sherry, a part-time sociology instructor at Penn College, who died Dec. 29 at the age of 57. Among the survivors is his wife, Laura M. Dickinson, an associate professor of English-composition.

A faculty member since 2005, Sherry earned a doctorate from the University of Maryland, a master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin and a bachelor’s from the State University of New York at Albany.

The service will be at 11 a.m. at New Covenant United Church of Christ, 202 E. Third St., Williamsport, preceded by an hourlong visitation. A "music jam" life celebration will follow in the Pajama Factory community room, 1307 Park Ave., Williamsport.

A full obituary is available through the Knight-Confer Funeral Home.