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Richard L Scherer

AGE: 57 • Lanoka Harbor

Richard L Scherer (Capt. Rich) age 57 of Lanoka Harbor passed away on Tuesday April 18, 2017 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune. Rich was born in Jersey City and formerly of Brick before moving to Lanoka Harbor in 1987. He was the owner and operator of Ja-Mic Plumbing and Heating for 32 years. Rich was the Vice President of Associates & Lifetime Director of New Jersey Shore Builders Association and the President of the Jersey Shore Van Club. He was known as the mayor of Ocean Beach Marina, Lanoka Harbor.

He is survived by his wife Kristyn of 34 years (nee Mulligan), his mother Doris Ann Scherer and Mother-in-law Joyce Anderson, his two sons James and his wife Cheryl and Jeffrey, Two grandchildren Adam and Owen, brother Robert and his wife Caryl, and Goddaughter Leann. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, family and friends.

A viewing will be held on Sunday, April 23, 2017 from 12 to 3pm and 6 to 8pm and again on Monday from 9 to 10am at Riggs Funeral Home, 130 North Route 9, Forked River. A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 11am at St. Pius the Tenth RC Church, 300 Lacey Road interment will follow at Ocean County Memorial Park, Toms River. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Leukemia Research Foundation 191 Waukegan Road, Ste 105, Northfield, IL 60093
Published in Asbury Park Press on Apr. 21, 2017
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