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Harold L. “Walt” Sherwood II, Bolivar


Harold L. “Walt” SHERWOOD, II, of Bolivar, NY, formerly of Shinglehouse, PA and Ulysses, PA, died Thursday, April 22, 2021 in Olean General Hospital, Olean, NY.  

Born September 7, 1955, in Warsaw, NY, he was the son of Harold L. and Shirley Hancock Sherwood.  Walt was active in the operation of the family business, Sherwood Enterprises, Inc., for many years.  He earned his nickname from NBA star Walt Frazier.  Walt enjoyed motor sports and all forms of racing.  He was a huge sports fan, in NASCAR, David Pearson, in football, 49ers Joe Montana, and in baseball, San Francisco Giants Willie Mays. He was an assistant coach with Ulysses Little League for 10 years, including an undefeated season in 1971.  

Surviving are:  a brother, Robert (Vicki) Sherwood of Ulysses;  a sister, Darcy Lea Sherwood;  an uncle, Glenn Sherwood of Warsaw, NY;  nieces, nephews, and cousins.  In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by three brothers, Lyle K. Sherwood, Kevin L. Sherwood, and Carroll B. Sherwood.  

Private burial will be in Ulysses Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to Ulysses Library, P.O. Box 316, Ulysses, PA 16948.  

Arrangements are under the direction of Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Crematory, Ulysses, PA.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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