Claire Helen Scherer, 67, of Williamsburg died Sunday, November 4, 2012 at Envoy Nursing Home. She was born in Brooklyn, NY on June 7, 1945. She lived in NJ before moving to Williamsburg in 1970. Claire was preceded in death by her father, Henry Scherer; mother, Helen Scherer and brother, James D. Scherer. She is survived by her brother, Richard M. Scherer; nephew, Matthew H. Scherer; nieces, Laurie Scherer, Bonnie Bates and Stephanie Mitchell; as well as her great-nephews, Trey Bates, Owen Bates, Colin Castleberry and great-niece, Abigail Castleberry.
Claire enjoyed country music, bird-watching and made many friends over the years. Her quick smile, sense of humor and fondness for bubblegum were her trademarks and "Miss Claire" will be missed by many.
A graveside memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Williamsburg Memorial Park, 130 King William Drive. Online condolences may be offered at www.bucktroutfuneralhome.net.