Steven A. Sherman, 53, Middletown

Steven A. Sherman, 53, Middletown


Steven A Sherman, 53, passed away  at his home in Middletown on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 with his wife and his best friends beside him.

He was a self-employed musician, performing as a drummer in several successful local bands, including The Probers, What Matters, Those Guys, Good ‘Ol Boys and Raised on Radio.

He leaves a wife, Becky Sherman, a daughter, Hope E. Sherman, a step-daughter, Samantha LaCouture, son-in-law, Joe LaCouture and two granddaughters. He also leaves a step-son, Joseph.

He was predeceased by his father Robert A. Sherman.

A memorial will be held at Memorial Funeral Home, 375 Broadway, Newport, RI, on Thursday, November 7, 2013.

Calling hours are 6 to 8 p.m.

A Celebration of Life will be held in Steven’s honor in the near future, details to follow.



  1. Steve- you will be deeply missed by so many people- family, friends and acquaintances. Your smile lit up any room you were in. Your love for your family will carry them through this difficult time. Set up your kit forever, there is no closing time in rock and roll heaven.

  2. Dad,

    I am missing you. I can’t believe I have no one left to ask where dinosaurs come from, show my girls how to make a proper squirt gun fight shield or teach my husband how to properly decorate for holidays. Really WHERE DO they come from Dad?

    You’ll never know how much having you in my life meant to me and my girls. They will forever miss Grandpy kisses.

    And you never did get to hear the end of Stella Luna – Savannah said she will send it up to heaven on a Kite.

    We love you and miss you!

    Samantha, Joe and Savannah & Sidney

  3. Steve I tried so hard to see you this summer when I was in R.I. But our schedules didn’t work out !!! We Messaged each other often and I will hold those close to my heart! Remembering our schools days together me you and pinhead !! You will never be forgotten and your family will be in my prayers !! :) lov Stiltsy !!