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Herbert W. Scherb


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Herbert W. Scherb

AGE: 89 • Toms River

Herbert W. Scherb, age 89, of Berkeley Township passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at his home.

Mr. Scherb was born in Teaneck, NJ on October 21, 1927. His family moved to Allendale, NJ in 1928 and lived above his father's bakery. In 1945 he enlisted in the Army and was stationed in Galveston, TX. He returned to Allendale and worked for the US Postal Service and retired after 24 years as the Postmaster.

He was a volunteer firefighter and past fire chief in Allendale. Herbert enjoyed woodworking, carpentry, golf and spending time with his grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his parents, Erhard and Gretchen Scherb in addition to his siblings, Erhard, Rudolph and Carolyn Scherb. Surviving is his loving wife of 66 years, Carol Lee Scherb (Henkel); children George Scherb and his wife Jean, Heidi Jenkins and Paul Scherb and his wife Peggy; grandchildren Michael, Christine, Daniel, Jennifer, Maya, Tricia and Scott; great grandchildren Caitlynn and Jacob.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 10AM to 12PM at Horizon Funeral & Cremation Services, 1329 Route 37 West, Toms River. Interment will follow at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown at 2PM. In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Published in Asbury Park Press on May 23, 2017
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