Mary Scherer


Mary Scherer, 87, of Verona, NY, died June 28, 2021. Born in Flintville, TN, the daughter of Tony and Lettie Marty, she was the wife of Jacob Scherer for 63 years.

She was a teacher of Cosmetology at BOCES for 14 years and prior to that she operated her own beauty shop. She was a member of the Verona Presbyterian Church and was active in the community, an avid golfer and ran her first 5K at age 65.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by daughter, Paulette Matteson of Timonium, MD; and two sons, Michael Counts and his wife, Mary, of Bethlehem, PA, and Jake Scherer, of Pittsford, NY; nine grandchildren, Roxanne Matteson, Sarah Matteson, Dylan Matteson, Alexandra Bishop-Counts and her partner Dalia, Michael Counts Jr., Theresa Counts, John Scherer, Marlo Scherer and Joseph Scherer; and great-granddaughter, Helen Bishop-Counts.

She was predeceased by her siblings, R.C. Marty, Opel Williams, Dorothy Warren, Joseph Marty and Jenette Smith.

A private family service will be held.


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