Charles F. Scheer Sr.
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SCHEER, Charles F., Sr. Charles F. Scheer Sr., 87, of Orchard Road, the widower of Ella Mary (Jakob) Scheer, died Thursday morning (May 6, 2004) at Southington Care Center. A native and life-long Kensington resident, he was the son of the late Charles Theodore and the late Kathrine (O'Donnell) Scheer, he graduated from High School in Meriden, was employed at Corbin Russwin until his retirement, was the first Chief of the South Kensington Fire Department, a position he held proudly for twenty-seven years, and was a member of St. Paul Church. He is survived by three sons and two daughters-in-law, Charles and Marilee Scheer of Laurel, NY, Keith and Wanda Scheer of Middletown, and William Paul Scheer of Flushing, NY; a sister, May Scheer of Portland; two brothers, Edward and Kenneth Scheer, both of Kensington; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Monday at 9 a.m. from Porter's Funeral Home, 111 Chamberlain Highway, Kensington, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Paul's Church on Alling Street in Kensington. Burial will follow in South Burying Ground, Kensington. Friends and relatives are invited to call at the funeral home on Sunday from 3-6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, New York, NY 10163, or to the Memorial Fund of St. Paul's Church, 479 Alling Street, Kensington, CT 06037. Directions to the funeral home can be found at

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Published in Hartford Courant on May 7, 2004.
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May 7, 2004
It was a pleasure to work with Charlie both at Emhart and the credit union.
Charlie Montante
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