At Northumberland Hills Hospital, Cobourg, on Thursday December 6, 2012, in his 91st year. Earl Sherwin beloved husband for 70 years of Doris Marie Harris. Loving father of Bev Birney (Bill) and Lyle (Lynn) Foster-father of Kevin Fitchett (Diane) and Danny Fitchett (Terri). Predeceased by his sons Bruce and Larry and by his daughter Dianne Nelson. Father-in-law of Connie Sherwin and Marvin Nelson. Earl will also be missed by his many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Predeceased by his sisters Loretta Robson, Millie Brock, Gertrude Sherwin and Margaret Walker; his brothers Cecil, Harold, Hilton, Allen, Eric and Elmer. A memorial service will be held at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St., East, Cobourg, on Monday December 10 at 11:00 am. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 2-4 pm. Private interment Bethesda North Cemetery. Those wishing may make memorial donations by cheque to the Plainville United Church or Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.