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Delores Ann Rider Scherrer of Shawneetown

  • Delores Ann Scherrer

    Delores Ann Scherrer

updated: 2/6/2019 7:04 PM

Delores Ann Rider Scherrer, 74, of Shawneetown, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019.

She was born on Oct. 24, 1944 in Ponds Settlement, the oldest of nine children of the late Daniel Vincent and Catherine Louise (Abell) Rider.

Delores married Raymond Louis Scherrer on Dec. 26, 1966 and Ray preceded her in death on Feb. 20, 2017.

She was a registered nurse at Harrisburg Medical Center for 23 years. Also, she was a faithful member of the St. Kateri Catholic Church.

Delores is survived by her loving family: daughter, Angela (Bill) Watson of Shawneetown; sons Daniel (Karen) Scherrer of Glendale, California and Joseph (Karen) Scherrer of O'Fallon; five grandchildren, Jacob and Anna Watson of Shawneetown, Nathan and Luke Scherrer of Glendale, California, and Julia Scherrer of O'Fallon; three sisters, Agnes (Jerry) Patton of Shawneetown, Jane (Jeff) Whiting of Galatia and Sue (Greg) Huson of Front Royal, Virginia; three brothers, Tony Rider of Junction, Charles (Cindy) Rider of Florissant, Missouri, and Thomas (Barbara) Rider of Lehigh Acres, Florida.

Delores was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one sister, Rita Brown; and one infant brother, James Rider.

Visitation for Delores will be held from 9 a.m. until Mass service time at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9 at St. Kateri Catholic Church in Ridgway. Father Steven Beatty will officiate, followed by burial at Ponds Settlement near Ridgway.

Donations in Delores' memory may be made to the St. Kateri Building Fund.

Vickery Funeral Chapel in Shawneetown in charge of arrangements.