Delores Ann (Rider) Scherrer

Born: Tue., Oct. 24, 1944
Died: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019


9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Sat., Feb. 09, 2019
Location: St. Kateri Catholic Church

Funeral Mass

11:00 AM Sat., Feb. 09, 2019
Location: St. Kateri Catholic Church

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Delores Ann Rider Scherrer, 74, of Shawneetown, Ill., passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, February 5, 2019.  She was born on October 24, 1944 in Ponds Settlement, oldest of nine children of the late Daniel Vincent and Catherine Louise (Abell) Rider.  Delores married Raymond Louis Scherrer on December 26, 1966 and Ray preceded her in death on February 20, 2017.  She was a registered nurse at Harrisburg Medical Center for twenty-three years.  Also she was a faithful member of the St. Kateri Catholic Church.  Delores is survived by her loving family, one daughter, Angela and Bill Watson of Shawneetown; two sons, Daniel and Karen Scherrer of Glendale, Cal., Joseph and Karen Scherrer of O’Fallon, Ill.; five grandchildren, Jacob and Anna Watson of Shawneetown, Nathan and Luke Scherrer of Glendale, Cal., and Julia Scherrer of O’Fallon, Ill.; three sisters, Agnes and Jerry Patton of Shawneetown, Jane and Jeff Whiting of Galatia, Sue and Greg Huson of Front Royal, Va.; three brothers, Tony Rider of Junction, Charles and Cindy Rider of Florrisant, Mo., Thomas and Barbara Rider of Lehigh Acres, Fla.  Also she was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one sister, Rita Brown; and one infant brother, James Rider.  Visitation for Delores will be held on Saturday, February 9th from 9 a.m. until Mass service time at 11 a.m. at the St. Kateri Catholic Church in Ridgway.  Father Steven Beatty will officiate with burial at Ponds Settlement near Ridgway. Donations in Delores’s memory may be made to the St. Kateri Building Fund.  Vickery Funeral Chapel in Shawneetown in charge of arrangements.  

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Debbie Febuary Via
   Posted Wed February 06, 2019
My deepest sympathy to the family.

Susan Friederich
   Posted Fri February 08, 2019


With deepest sympathy from your friends at AT&T

Karen Holland
   Posted Fri February 08, 2019
Angela, so sorry to hear of your Mothers passing. She was such a sweet lady, and was so very good to me when we worked together at HMC. She made a difference in many peoples lives, and will be missed.
Karen Holland RN

donald ande
   Posted Fri February 08, 2019
very sorry

Lois McHugh
   Posted Sat February 09, 2019
Scherrer Family So sorry to hear of Delores passing. I worked many years with Your Mom at Harrisburg Medical Center. She was a very good Nurse. So sorry I can't be there but sending my Deepest Sympathy.

Cathy Riley Mattox
   Posted Sun February 10, 2019
Dear Karen, Joe, & Dan,
I was sorry to hear of your mom's passing. She & your dad were such, caring, loving, thoughtful people. And so good to my Dad, your Uncle Barney. They will always hold a special place in my heart. I apologize for not being able to attend due to a prior commitment. You all will be in my thoughts & prayers.

Love & Blessings,

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