On Thursday, July 15, 2021, Stanley Joseph Scherr, of Boca Raton, FL and Rockville, MD. Predeceased by his mother Libbie Scherr and father Albert Scherr; beloved husband of the late Glorya Sackett Scherr; devoted father of Dean (Karen) Scherr, Dyan (Daniel) Gracia and Debbi (Michael) Rubin; loving companion of Diane Mattox Rosenberg; cherished grandfather of Bryan (Lauren) Scherr, Rori (Michael) Brown, Rachelle (Bradley) Rohner, Tracie (Anthony) Pirraglia, Jessica (Andy) Wildman, Kevin Simon, Jonathan (Lindsay) Gracia, Adam (Stacey) Gracia, Ryan (Samantha) Gracia and adored by his 17 great-grandchildren.
Stanley was raised in Alexandria, Virginia. Shortly after graduation from high school he enlisted in the Navy and entered training to become a Navy Pilot. He was Honorably Discharged April 7, 1946, after serving on board the CVE-100 Bouganville as a pilot of a TBM-3 Avenger, flying missions over the Pacific. Stanley was a pioneer in establishing the Furniture Rental Business.
He was an avid golfer and had his second hole-in-one at age 93. He was our tower of strength and role model to his children and grandchildren. A devoted and true friend. We will miss him dearly.
Funeral Service will be held on Monday, July 19, 2021, 1 p.m. at Judean Chapel, 16225 Batchellors Forest Road, Olney, MD 20832 with interment to follow at Judean Memorial Gardens. Family will be observing Shiva following the service at the home of Dyan and Daniel Gracia with Minyan at 7:30 p.m. Shiva will resume Tuesday and Wednesday evening with Minyan at 7:30p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. Services entrusted to Sagel Bloomfield Danzansky Goldberg Funeral Care.
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