Joseph B. SCHERER
SCHERER - Joseph B. Of Lewiston, NY, passed away on Monday, January 9, 2017, in Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence. He was born in Niagara Falls, NY, on March 20, 1934, the son of the late Edward M. and Helen E. (Bourque) Scherer. Mr. Scherer graduated from Bishop Duffy and SUNY at Morrisville, he received his Bachelor and Masters degrees at Buffalo State College. He served with the US Army during the Korean War. Mr. Scherer was a shop teacher with Wilson Central School for seven years; he later became a District Service Engineer with Ford Motor Company in Buffalo fo 30 years, before retiring in 1999. He was an avid golfer and a member of the Niagara Falls Country Club. Mr. Scherer enjoyed working on cars, gardening and woodworking. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Elizabeth (Luczyszyn) Scherer; one son, Lawrence Scherer; two daughters, Carolynn (Joel) Katz and Cathleen (Richard) Keasey; eight grandchildren, Ethan (Martha) Seth and Jonah Katz, Sean, Adam, Kyle, Lydia and Rebecca Keasey; two sisters, Margaret (late Stephen) Stirling and Mary Ellen Goupil; also many nieces and nephews. Mr. Scherer was the father of the late Joanne Scherer and brother of the late Edward (late Lenore) Scherer. His family will be present on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 901 Cayuga Street, LEWISTON, NY, where funeral services will be held on Friday at 10:30 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM at St. Peter's Church, 620 Center Street, Lewiston, NY. Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorials may be made in his name to St. Peter's Building Fund or to Niagara Hospice. Interment with Military Honors in Greenwood Cemetery, Wilson, NY. Visit www.rhoneyfuneralhome.com , for guest register.
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