Dolores Sheeran Scherrer , 83, of Pearland, TX passed away peacefully in her home with her daughter Tina, at her bedside. Dolores left this world to be reunited with her husband of 54 years, Philip Francis Scherrer, who passed away on January 30, 2013. She will be remembered as a devoted wife, loving mother, and as a demure, well-mannered, considerate lady.|
Dolores was born and raised in Detroit, MI. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in French, in 1952 from Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN. In 1955, she joined Saudi Aramco in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia as a French teacher. Dolores met her husband Phil in 1955 in Dhahran. They married on December 31, 1958 in Saint Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City in Rome, Italy. In 1989, Phil and Dolores retired from Saudi Aramco and moved to Bainbridge Island, WA. In 2003, they moved to Pearland, TX to be closer to their grandchildren.
She is survived by four children: Philip Scherrer and wife Cynthia, Tom Scherrer, Tina Zadow and husband Pat, Steve Scherrer and wife Carly, five grandchildren: Justin Scherrer and wife Christina, Kaitlin Zadow, Robert Zadow, Jarrett Zadow, and Lia Scherrer, and one great-grandson: Kellen Scherrer.
Friends are cordially invited to the visitation with the family on Thursday, February 14, 2013 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the Jeter Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, 311 N. Friendswood Dr., Friendswood, TX 77546 (281)992-7200.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, February 15, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 6502 County Rd. 48, Manvel, Texas 77578 with Rev. Sean Garrity, C.S.B. officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Dickinson, TX.
In lieu of the usual remembrances, the family asks that you contribute to the Autism Society, www.autism-society.org, or the Houston Hospice, www.houstonhospice.org.
Condolences may be sent to the Scherrer Family in care of Jeter Memorial Funeral Home at www.jeterfuneralhome.com.
Published in Houston Chronicle on Feb. 14, 2013