Newtown School Shooting

Updates on the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

Second victim identified

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A second of the 26 victims killed at Sandy Hook School has been identified.

Mary Sherlach, 56, had been the school psychologist at Sandy Hook Elementary School for nearly 20 years, beginning her work there in 1994.

Former school superintendent John Reed praised her Friday as a person of warrmth, caring and intelligence.

“If there ever was a person, by qualifications and personality, to work with children, to be a school psychologist, it was Mary,’’ Reed said.

Sherlach previously had worked in Redding, North Haven and New Haven as a school psychologist. She and her husband, Bill, a financial consultant, lived in Trumbull. They have two adult daughters.

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Tom Cleary

20 Responses

  1. [...] “If there ever was a person, by qualifications and personality, to work with children, to be a school psychologist, it was Mary,’’ Reed said. [...]

  2. [...] “If there ever was a person, by qualifications and personality, to work with children, to be a school psychologist, it was Mary,’’ Reed said. [...]

  3. Leron says:

    This people are to crazy….save the kids!

  4. [...] 7:06 p.m. A second adult victim in the shooting has been identified as Sandy Hook Elementary School psychologist Mary Sherlach, according to Hearst Connecticut Media Group. [...]

  5. [...] and personality, to work with children, to be a school psychologist, it was Mary,’’ Reed said. Image by AP / [...]

  6. [...] “If there ever was a person, by qualifications and personality, to work with children, to be a school psychologist, it was Mary,’’ Reed said. [...]

  7. Ian Henderson says:

    God Bless all those children and the teachers at this school, I think a special medal should be struck for all the teachers at this school for their bravery in trying to protect their kids.

  8. [...] “If there ever was a person, by qualifications and personality, to work with children, to be a school psychologist, it was Mary,’’ Reed said. [...]

  9. [...] A former school superintendent John Reed praised her as a friendly, smart, and loving person. “If there ever was a person, by qualifications and personality, to work with children, to be a school psychologist, it was Mary,’’ Reed said. [...]

  10. [...] school superintendent John Reed told the Connecticut Post that Mrs Sherlach was warm and cared deeply for her [...]

  11. [...] school superintendent John Reed told the Connecticut Post that Mrs Sherlach was warm and cared deeply for her [...]

  12. [...] school superintendent John Reed told the Connecticut Post that Mrs Sherlach was warm and cared deeply for her [...]

  13. [...] school superintendent John Reed told the Connecticut Post that Mrs Sherlach was warm and cared deeply for her [...]

  14. [...] school superintendent John Reed told the Connecticut Post that Mrs Sherlach was warm and cared deeply for her [...]

  15. [...] school superintendent John Reed told the Connecticut Post that Mrs Sherlach was warm and cared deeply for her [...]

  16. [...] school superintendent John Reed told the Connecticut Post that Mrs Sherlach was warm and cared deeply for her [...]