Reinhold ‘Ron’ A. Scherrer, 87, Vero Beach

Reinhold “Ron” A. Scherrer, 87, died May 21, 2010.

He was born in Detroit and lived in Vero Beach for 29 years, coming from Farmington Hills, Mich.

Before retirement, he worked for Michigan Bell for 35 1-2 years.

He was an Army paratrooper, during World War II. He was a member of St. John of the Cross Catholic Church, Vero Beach, and the national chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Eleanor Scherrer of Vero Beach; sons, Ronald Scherrer of Erie, Colo., and Dennis Scherrer and Tom Scherrer, both of Vero Beach; daughter, Marianne Quesnelle of Liberty Township, Ohio; 11 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his granddaughter.

Memorial contributions may be made to the VNA/Hospice Foundation, 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960.

A Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., May 27 at St. John of the Cross Catholic Church, Vero Beach.

Arrangements are by Cox-Gifford-Seawinds Funeral Home and Crematory, Vero Beach. A guest book is available at

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