Raymond Louis Scherrer

Died: Mon., Feb. 20, 2017


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Feb. 23, 2017
Location: Shawneetown Location

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Feb. 24, 2017
Location: St. Mary's Catholic Church

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 Raymond Louis Scherrer, 76, of Shawneetown, passed away on Monday, February 20, 2017, 5:50 p.m., at the Ridgway Rehab and Nursing Center in Ridgway.  He was born in Harrisburg on February 22, 1940 to the late L. Bernard and Catherine Adell (Riley) Scherrer.  Raymond married the former Delores Rider on December 26, 1966 and they had just celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary.  Also he was an Army Veteran, member of the St. Kateri Catholic Church and a fourth degree Knights of Columbus, L.A. Lambert Council #1581 and Shawneetown Lions Club.  Raymond was a Corrections officer at IYC, a coal miner and a teacher at the Shawneetown High School.  He is survived by his wife, Delores Scherrer of Shawneetown; one daughter, Angela Rae and Bill Watson of Shawneetown; two sons, Daniel Raymond and Karen Scherrer of Glendale, Cal., Joseph David and Karen Scherrer of O’Fallon, Ill.; three sisters, Mary L. Hall of Fairfield Glade, Tenn., Janet S. and Bill Butler of Uniontown, Ky., Norma C. and Marvin Phillips of Hurst, Tex.; one brother, Charles E. and Jane Scherrer of Newburgh, Ind.; five grandchildren, Jacob and Anna Watson, Nathan and Luke Scherrer and Julia Scherrer.  Raymond enjoyed spending time with family and friends and his time on the family farm.   Visitation for Raymond will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Vickery Funeral Chapel in Shawneetown with Rosary at 7 p.m.  Funeral Mass will be on Friday, February 24, 2017 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Shawneetown with Father Steven Beatty officiating.  Burial will follow the Funeral Mass at St. Patrick Cemetery near Ridgway with military rites by Ridgway American Legion #596.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the St. Kateri Building Fund.  

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Charlie and Sandy Watson
   Posted Wed February 22, 2017
We are so very sorry for your loss. May God be with you all.

Rosemary (Drone) Hayes
   Posted Wed February 22, 2017
So sorry of Raymond's passing. I went to school with him all twelve years. We were very good friends.

Bill and Karon Scates
   Posted Thu February 23, 2017
We are so very sorry to hear of Raymond's death, he was a very nice man and a very good friend . REST IN PEACE RAYMOND! We will miss you

Sonny And Janet Thacker
   Posted Thu February 23, 2017
So sorry for your loss. God bless all family

George B, & Prudence (Wood) Wilson
   Posted Thu February 23, 2017
We extend our deepest condolences to the family. May Raymond Rest In Peace. May God keep all of you in the palm of His hands.12

Debbie Febuary Via
   Posted Thu February 23, 2017
Delores & family,

You have my deepest sympathy.11

nick&barb scherrer
   Posted Thu February 23, 2017
so sorry to hear about sir knight and cousin Raymond. we always enjoyed him at our family reunions. even though we have not seen him lately we will miss him. our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Uncle Bob and Aunt Sharon Bastnagel
   Posted Thu February 23, 2017
May your family feel the loving arms of Jesus Christ as he welcomes Ray home. Sorry, we are in FL at this time and unable to greet you with our sympathy. Sharon and Bob

Barbara Rodgers
   Posted Fri February 24, 2017
Joann, you have my deepest sympathy.

Patricia Shell
   Posted Fri February 24, 2017
So sad to hear of the passing of Raymond Scherrer. Condolences and prayers to all the family members.

Barbara (DeBose) Garrison
   Posted Sun February 26, 2017
February 25, 2017

I just read the obituary of Mr. Raymond Scherrer, what a delightful person he was, one of my very favorite teachers at Equality High School. May the Lord comfort the family in this time of sorrow.

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