Bremner Ann Audino-Scherer

BREMNER ANN AUDINO-SCHERER, 54, FORMERLY OF COLLEGEVILLE Bremner Ann Audino-Scherer, 54, of Vashon Island, Washington, passed away November 13, 2011, in Seattle, Washington. Born at Fort Sam Houston, TX, Bremner was the wife of Thomas K. Scherer and the daughter of Frank A. and Alice C. Audino of Collegeville. Affectionately known as "Brem", she was a loving mother, wife, daughter, sister, artist, volunteer and caregiver. Brem was born July 26, 1957, at Fort Sam Houston, TX, and lived the life of a "military brat", moving between Pennsylvania, Texas, Germany and Japan during her childhood. Brem was a 1975 graduate of Spring-Ford High School and a 1979 Edinboro University graduate with a BA in Art Education. Brem taught elementary art in McClure, PA. She loved children and the joy that art can bring to them. She also loved animals, the outdoors, horseback riding, cooking, reading, entertaining and art in every form. She married Thomas Kendall Scherer in 1981 and, together, they had two wonderful children, Elliott and Hanna. Brem worked as a recruiter for many years with The Jennings Group, Moss & Company and later, as office manager with Amiad and Associates. She was the quintessential volunteer working for all things children and education oriented. Brem donated her time to the Vashon Cooperative Preschool, PSTA, Boy Scouts, The Owl Program--helping seniors with college applications, the Class of 2011 Graduation Party Coordinator, and Vashon Island Prevention and Intervention Team. She is survived by husband, Thomas Scherer, along with son, Elliott, and daughter, Hanna, all of Vashon Island; parents, Frank and Alice Audino of Collegeville; siblings, Charles M. Audino of Collegeville, F. Anthony Audino of Austin, TX, and Susan Audino Fedoris of Pottstown, and several nieces and nephews including Alison, Anna and Mary Grace Fedoris of Pottstown. A memorial service will be held December 18, 2011, on Vashon Island, WA. On Feb 4, 2012, a memorial service will be held at St. Eleanor Church in Collegeville at 11 a.m. A memorial scholarship fund has been established in her memory. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: Vashon Community Scholarship Foundation, VCSF In Memory of Brem Scherer, P.O. Box 1413, Vashon, WA 98070.

Published in The Mercury on Nov. 22, 2011