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Greenbush - Gabrielle Hope Sherman, 18, daughter of Glenwood and Elizabeth Sherman died March 19th, 2019 after a 5 fearless years confronting surgeries, chemo and radiation therapy for a brain tumor. She was born October 9, 2000 in Bangor.

Gabby was known for her beautiful smile and her kind and thoughtful manner - always thinking of someone else first. She was incredibly funny and loved to be silly. Gabby never let her disease define her. She never stopped doing the things she loved to do. Her strength and determination inspired so many.

Gabrielle was very proud of her awards that she achieved over her years. She received the Helen S. Dunn school principal's award, the Alson Madden Award, the Howard & Grace Adams award. Gabby recently graduated with honors from Old Town High class of 2019. She was a member of the National Honor Society, was very proud to be part of JMG. She recently received the Girl's Basketball Coyote Award and the Mcdonald's Spirit of the Game award. Gabby also achieved being the Student of the Month each and every year in school.

In Middle school, she participated in softball, soccer, basketball and school plays. In High school, She did winter cheering. Recently, she was the Girl's Varsity Basketball manager - she loved the girls and was so proud of them.

Gabby loved her furry friend, Zoe. She loved being at the beach on Moosehead Lake, playing games and cards with her family and friends, shopping, getting her nails done, rides and going out to eat. She also had a love for quotes, one she loved and used often - "Never stop believing in hope, miracles happen everyday."

She is survived by her parents, brother; Nicholas Sherman, sister and brother in law, Erin and Shon Veino, Nieces; Lauren and Allison Veino and Blakelyn Sherman, Her aunts and uncles; Linda and Phil Northrop, Seth and Nelly Libby, Barbara and Richard Ouellette, Rosemary Libby, Scott Libby, Douglas and Laurie Libby, Edie Sherman and Cindy Leiffer, Eric and Polly Sherman, many special Great Aunts and Uncles, cousins and friends that were a big part of her life and whom she loved dearly.

Gabby was predeceased by her grandparents, Nana and Papa Libby, Grammie and Grampy Sherman, Cousins; Brent Northrop and Kayla Libby.

A celebration of her life gathering will be 2-6PM Sunday at Birmingham Funeral Home 438 Main St Old Town. A funeral service will be conducted 4PM Monday at the Helen S. Dunn School, Military Road, Greenbush, with lifelong friend Pastor Bill Shorey of Hilton Avenue Community Church Columbus, Georgia, officiating. Burial will be later in the spring in Greenville.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Gabby Sherman Memorial Scholarship Fund c/o RSU#34 156 Oak Street Old Town, ME 04468.
Published on March 21, 2019
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Betsy Kimball
Apr 06, 2019
I'm so very sorry for your loss! May prayers and peace be with you
Shirley Kerns
Apr 03, 2019
Elizabeth
i am so sorry to hear of Gabbys death. i Remember her from my Famous Footwear days .. always smiling and a bundle of energy.
and Elizabeth.. ive known you since Brewer TD. im am praying gor you.. may your wonderful memories help you through these painful days.. She will always be with you. i love you
PD-GA
Mar 29, 2019
My sincerest condolences to the family. Of all the things that afflict us as humans, the pain of losing a loved one in death is truly indescribable. It is especially overwhelming when they are so young. This is when we need our loving Heavenly Father the most. And He invites us to come to him in prayer and promises He will be there to comfort us. When anxieties overwhelmed me, you [Jehovah] comforted and soothed me.”​—Psalms 94:19.
Rene McGillicuddy
Mar 29, 2019
So sorry for your loss.
Laura and Mark Batchelder
Mar 29, 2019
We are so sorry for your loss. Just want you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Rose Severance
Mar 28, 2019
Liz and Glenwood
I'm so very sorry to hear about Gabby. She touched so many with her infectious smile,strong spirit and endless positivity. She was the bravest soul. Heaven has another angel.
Larry Callicoat
Mar 26, 2019
Sorry for your loss my friends stay strong and hope to see you soon.
Laurie n Lauren
Mar 25, 2019
Our dearest friends there is no words to express how sorry we are, ...how sad we are, and how often we think of you. Please know we love you, and we wish we could help with the pain you are feeling.... hugs
Mike and Beverly Bickford
Mar 24, 2019
We met Gabby a couple of times and have updated by our daughter in law Amy, throughout her trials. When we have seen her she always had that infectious smile and happy countenance. Oh how precious! Now she's with the Lord. Just imagine that reunion! WOW!
Our prayers are for you and the days ahead. May you feel God's arms around you all, to give you comfort. God bless
Joellyn “Sam’s mom” Alexander
Mar 24, 2019
I just learned of Gabby’s passing. You are in my prayers and my heart goes out to you and your family. I’m here if you need to reach out to someone who’s been where you are now. Take care of yourselves and hold fast to your memories. Just take each day as it comes.
A community member
Mar 24, 2019
So very sorry for your loss.
While I don't know you personally, I am a parent, grandparent, aunt. You are all in my prayers.
Isabelle
Mar 24, 2019
I want to express my sincere condolences for your loss. Losing a loved one in death can be one of the most difficult experiences. When I lost my baby sister in death after she battled a genetic disorder, I found true comfort from the promise at Acts 24:15. There we have the hope of a global resurrection in which we can welcome back our loved ones who have fallen asleep in death. I look forward to seeing my sister again; you have the same hope to look forward to. Please take comfort from this loving promise from God who cannot lie (Titus 1:2).
Pam Dill & Seth Edwards
Mar 23, 2019
Our condolences to you and your family.Although we never met Gabby we loved her as we have loved you Liz, my heart breaks for you. ❤️~Hugs~❤️
Gregan Wortman
Mar 23, 2019
I love you people.
Joanne Fish
Mar 23, 2019
Dear Elizabeth, Sending you and your family my condolences on the loss of your beautiful daughter. It seems that she touched many lives and I pray that you can find some comfort in your many wonderful memories of her life. She certainly was taken way too soon but have faith that you will be with her again.
Mike Ingersoll
Mar 23, 2019
I lost my daughter after a 9 year struggle with so surgeries and years of chemo and radiation. My heart goes out to you
David and Linda Harvey
Mar 23, 2019
Our hearts break for your loss...Gabby was a very special young lady.....know you are in our thoughts and prayers.♥️
Tim and Diane Richard
Mar 23, 2019
Gabby was a beautiful young lady. Her smile would light up a room when she came into it. We loved having her and Belle come to visit us. Either bouncing on the trampoline and soaking and gigging in the hot tub. She was a delight. We all loss an amazing person who made a difference in our lives. We will always remmber that smile and laugh. You fought the fight to the end. We love you
Jan Melmed
Mar 23, 2019
Gabby was a beautiful young lady both inside and out who made an impact on everyone who had the pleasure of knowing her. I'll always remember her helping keep Gabe and "Gravey" in line at Carrie's house after school! Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.
Shannon Sapiel & Paige Drinkwater
Mar 22, 2019
So sorry to hear about Gabbys passing. Such a beautiful girl taken away from you too soon. I hope the memories you have will fill your hearts with the love she so gave you. She will never be forgotten. Paige loved her. Love Shannon and Paige
Kristen Pelchat (Miss Webber)
Mar 22, 2019
I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Gabby. I can still remember her in 2nd grade; always smiling, happy, and full of life. She was a student that always stood out and stayed in your sweetest memories of teaching. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers during such a difficult time.
Willy Lucas
Mar 22, 2019
Liz and Glenwood so very sorry for your loss, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire families !
Wiily, Karen, Amanda and Amy
Lisa DeGroat
Mar 22, 2019
I am sorry to hear of your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Linda Batchelder
Mar 22, 2019
My thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends. God bless and help them through this difficult time. 💔
Drew Everett
Mar 22, 2019
Glenn and Elizabeth,
I am so sorry for the loss of your precious daughter. Please know I am praying the Lord will heal your broken hearts.