SHERLOCK, TIMOTHY P. age 57, of Aberdeen Avenue, Warwick, died on Saturday, December 6, 2014, at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Inpatient Center in Providence. Born in Providence, a son of the late Paul V. and Ann E. (Devine) Sherlock, he lived in Warwick for most of his life. He attended public schools and was the valedictorian of the Lakewood School class of 1978.
Tim began his work at the East Greenwich Housing Authority and the Recreation Department. He was later employed at Shaw's Market in Garden City, Cranston, for many years. When not working in the community, he worked at the Trudeau Center sheltered workshop in Warwick.
He enjoyed drumming, singing, dancing, and many recreational sports, and participated numerous times in the RI Special Olympics. He also participated in the Special Olympics International Games in Brockport, NY, South Bend, IN, and Salzburg, Austria. For the Notre Dame games, he was a featured athlete on Wide World of Sports.
He is survived by his girlfriend, Marian Maloney; his siblings, Kathleen A. Sherlock MacLean and Douglas, Martin D. Sherlock and Jodi, and Mary E. Sherlock and Lissa DiMauro; his nephews and niece, Cameron Simpson, Patrick Sherlock, Elizabeth Sherlock, Malcolm MacLean, Duncan MacLean, and Graham MacLean; four aunts, Angela Brousseau, Helene Mainor, Lucille Sherlock, and Janet Devine; and many cousins. He was the brother of the late Patrick J. Sherlock.
Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, December 9, from 4-7 p.m. in the Barrett & Cotter Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Avenue, Spring Green, Warwick.
A committal service will be held on Wednesday, December 10, at a time to be announced, in the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, 301 South County Trail, Exeter. (Please gather just inside the cemetery entrance.)
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to https://lumindfoundation.org. LuMind is an organization that funds research to improve memory, learning, speech, and ultimately independence for individuals with Down Syndrome. All money raised goes toward research.
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