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Jay A. Scherline Obituary
Atty. Jay A. Scherline
Atty. Jay A. Scherline, 61, of Allentown, died on Monday, December 31, 2012 in the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. He was the husband of Lorrie L. (Lipschitz) Scherline. The couple had celebrated 33 years of marriage on July 1st. Born in New York, NY, he was the son of Shirley (Dauber) Scherline the late Irving Scherline. He was a member of Congregation Sons of Israel, Allentown. He was the founding member of Scherline and Associates Law Office in Allentown. Atty Scherline was involved in many organizations including the Minsi Trails Council Learning for Life Career Awareness Program, Bnai Brith Senior Citizens Housing, Jewish Family Service, Citizens for a Better Allentown, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, American Cancer Society, March of Dimes, Bar Association of Lehigh County and the Anti-Defamation League. Atty. Scherline was awarded with the American Hero for Arthritis Award in 1998, Philanthropist of the Year Award in 2001, the National Volunteer Service Citation in 2009 from the Arthritis Foundation, the Movers and Shapers Award, Whos Who in American Law, United States Presidents Volunteer Service Award in 2005 and 2010, Silver Beaver Award from Minsi Trails Council Boy Scouts of America in 2011, Eastern Pennsylvania Business Journals Spotlight Award for Prominent Business Executives, and many other organizations. Survivors: wife; mother; sons, Justin and Lyell Scherline; sister, Gerri wife of Art Rudner; brother Stuart Scherline and Alan Pate; and nieces and nephews. Services: Today, 11 a.m., Congregation Sons of Israel, 2715 Tilghman St., Allentown. Interment in Sons of Israel Cemetery, Fullerton. Arrangements by Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, Allentown. Contributions: by request of the family, please no flowers. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of ones choice.
Published in Morning Call on Jan. 1, 2013
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