Sherwood “Woody” Rhines, 93, of Germantown, passed from here to heaven on 12/29/2020 at The Pines Nursing and Rehab Center in Catskill.

Woody or “The Mayor” as his neighbors and friends at Palatine Manor in Germantown would refer to him as, was a kind, gentle selfless man. His quiet smile brought peace and joy to every room, even up to the last hours of his life here on earth. Woody was a lifelong resident of Columbia County, served in the US Army receiving the Victory Medal and an honorable discharge in 1947. He also served as a volunteer fireman.

Woody will be missed by every person who had the blessing of knowing him.

There will be a graveside service at the Linlithgo Cemetery on Tuesday, 1/5/21 at 11am.

Any donations can be made to the Columbia County Office of the Aging for their Meals on Wheels program in honor of Sherwood Rhines.

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