Scherer, Mark R.

Mark R. Scherer passed away suddenly on October 18, 2018,at the age of 48, after a long battle with ALS.

Born in Wilmington on June 14, 1970 to Thomas and Marguerite Scherer, Mark was a 1989 graduate of Delcastle Technical High School and worked for many years as a pipe welder, most recently for Bruce Industrial. Mark was known for his wit and dry sense of humor as well as his decorated wrestling career. As an adult Mark was a dedicated worker who rarely took a day off and enjoyed spending time at home with his family.

He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Jennifer A. Scherer, his children, Kayla (Donnie), Melissa (Dylan), Nicholas and Kyle, his parents, Thomas and Marguerite, his brothers, Thomas (Cecelia), Ronald (Kim), and Michael (Faye), his grandson, Donnie, pets, Nellie and Pudge; as well as many nieces and nephews. Mark was preceded in death by his grandparents Thomas and Ada Scherer, and Gordon and Marguerite Adams.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808 where a service will follow on Thursday, October 25th at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the ALS Association. To send condolences visit:

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