It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mr. Daryl Walter Sherlock of Welland, Ontario at the age of 60 years on February 20, 2019. Daryl is survived by his loving mother, Dolores Young of Welland, Ontario; brother David (Andrea) Sherlock of Fonthill, Ontario; daughter Jennifer (Jason) McKenzie of Mayerthorpe, AB; son Trevor (Nadia) Sherlock of Sarnia, Ontario; daughter Melanie (Bill) Sherlock of Sarnia, Ontario; and grandchildren Justin, Madalyn, Michael, Paisley, Elizabeth, Brady, Henry and Winnie; nephews Jordan, Phil, and Eric. Daryl was predeceased by his father Paul Sherlock.
Daryl spent nearly 35 years with CN, CXS, and CP as an operator, brakeman, conductor and locomotive engineer. He was also an accomplished trombonist and photographer. In his younger years he served in the militia reserve of the Canadian Armed Forces. He loved his grandchildren, and was always close to his mother.
Daryl’s family wishes to thank the staff at the Welland and Hamilton General Hospitals for the care and compassion they showed Daryl in his final days. The family has designated the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation for memorial contributions which can be made at www.stollerykids.com
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at the LAMPMAN FUNERAL HOME, 724 Canboro Road, Fenwick on Thursday, February 28 at 11 am. Visitation will be on Wednesday, February 27 from 7-9pm and Thursday, February 28 from 9 am until the time of service at 11 am.