Fanya Sherman was born on October 26th 1933 in Vinnitsa, Ukraine to Charna and Smull Shligersky. She had a younger brother Yakov. She grew up during the Holocaust. Her father Smull fought in the war and died shortly after. She got married to Yuriy Sherman in 1952, they were married for 64 years. She is survived by her 2 sons Alex and Gennadiy. 2 daughter in laws Irina Sherman and Irina Volodarskaya. She is also survived by her 2 grandsons Igor and Dmitry and her granddaughter Diana. In Ukraine she worked in a beauty parlor before immigrating to the United States with her family. She was the first member of the family to pass her United States Citizenship test. She loved her life in the United States. It was filled with lots of great memories traveling with her family. She made a lot of new friends throughout the years. She was an amazing cook, she loved cooking for everyone. Whenever her grandkids would come over she would make a nice big meal. She loved throwing dinner parties at her house for holidays and birthdays. She spent the last 9 years at the Hebrew home.