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Joseph Arthur Scherger

July 21, 1937 — September 5, 2022


Joseph Arthur Scherger, 85, of Tiffin, died at 7:09 a.m. Monday, September 05, 2022, at Randall Residence, Tiffin.    He was born July 21, 1937, in Tiffin to Arthur J. and Ruth M. (Souders) Scherger.  He married Rita Jean Seislove August 23, 1958, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin and she survives.

Other survivors include two sons, Daniel (Pam) Scherger and Jeffrey (Dana) Scherger; two daughters, Cynthia A Schalk and Karen (Mark) Pardi all of Tiffin.  11 Grandchildren, Lucy (David) Vera, Tony Schalk, Robert (Adrienne) Schalk, Jacob (Carolyn) Scherger, Joseph (Teresa) Scherger, Emily Scherger, Steven (Samantha) Scherger, Venessa (Jordan) Lookabaugh, Alexandra (Kyle) Sours, Lindsey (Patrick) Myers and Vincent (Emily) Pardi; and 17 great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, and an infant sister, Cheri Diane Scherger.

Joseph was a 1955 Calvert High School graduate.  He obtained his Accounting Degree at Tiffin University.  He retired as an accountant at American Standard.  He had also been an EMT for the Tiffin Ambulance Service for many years. After he retired, he also worked part-time for Dell-Burtis Attorneys.  He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Knight of Columbus and the Calvert Boosters.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Thursday, September 8, 2022, at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe Street, Tiffin, Ohio 44883 (419) 447-3113.

The funeral Mass will be at 12 Noon, Thursday, September 8, 2022, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin with Rev. Anthony Coci officiating. The rosary will be recited at the church 30 minutes prior to the Mass.  Burial will take place immediately following at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Calvert Catholic Schools.

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Thursday, September 8, 2022

10:00 - 11:30 am

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Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory

214 South Monroe Street
Tiffin, OH 44883

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Funeral Mass

Thursday, September 8, 2022

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St. Joseph Catholic Church

36 Melmore Street
Tiffin, OH 44883

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Thursday, September 8, 2022

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