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William Scherer

May 28, 1929 — January 25, 2012

William J. Scherer, 82, formerly of Liverpool, NY, passed away on Wednesday evening January 25, 2012 at home, surrounded by his family. A graduate of Liverpool High School, Bill served in the US Navy as a submariner during the Korean Conflict. He was an entrepreneur throughout his career. He was a local business proprietor of a residential construction company, a marina and the Shaker Carpenter Shop where he made fine furniture and traveled the country doing juried craft shows. He was also active in the local chapter of the Coast Guard Auxiliary
In 1992, Bill moved his business and home to West Eaton. Always interested in local government, he served as Chairman of the Town of Eaton Planning Board. Bill was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church in Hamilton where he was also Lector, Eucharistic Minister, Parish Council Member and President and Trustee.
Survived by his loving and devoted wife of 60 years the former Helen F Blume, son William E (Patrice), four daughters, Donna Isbell (Carl), Diane Scherer, Brenda Miller (Ed), Renee Scherer, five grandchildren, Timothy Strand, Matthew Strand, Randy Bergin, William R Scherer and Emily Scherer, two great grandchildren Chloe and Gage Strand, his sister Carol Carnifax and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am on Monday, January 30, 2012 at St. Mary’s Church, 16 Wylie Street, Hamilton, NY with interment at Our Lady of Peace Cemetery, 8668 Oswego Road (Rt. 57), in Liverpool.
Friends may call from 2 to 5 pm on Sunday, January 29th at Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Homes, Inc., 25 Broad Street in Hamilton, NY. (800-843-0450).
Contributions: Hospice & Palliative Care Inc., 4277 Middle Settlement Road, New Hartford, NY 13413.
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