Ralph Sherer

October 8, 1930 - August 5, 2017
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Ralph Sherer, 86, of New Philadelphia passed away surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, August 5, 2017 in Park Village Southside at New Philadelphia .

A son of Ralph and Eva (Gowins) Sherer, Sr., Ralph was born in New Philadelphia on October 8, 1930.

Ralph graduated from New Philadelphia High School in 19…

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Ralph Sherer, 86, of New Philadelphia passed away surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, August 5, 2017 in Park Village Southside at New Philadelphia .

A son of Ralph and Eva (Gowins) Sherer, Sr., Ralph was born in New Philadelphia on October 8, 1930.

Ralph graduated from New Philadelphia High School in 1948. Before the end of their senior year, he and 9 other classmates enlisted in the United States Navy and on May 31, 1948, three days after graduation, they were then inducted into service. He served four years aboard the aircraft carrier USS Cabot CVL 28. Upon his discharge he went to work for Union Camp Corporation until his retirement in August 1985 after 33 years of service.

Ralph is survived by his wife, Kathryn (Kuznarsky) Sherer, whom he married October 29, 1949; his three children, Julianne Duncan, Mark (Joanne) Sherer and Kevin Sherer; two grandchildren, Melanie (Michael)Carlson and Marcus Sherer as well as a great-granddaughter, Ella Carlson.

Ralph is preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Norma Jean Rentz.

In keeping with the family wishes there will be no public calling hours and cremation care will take place through the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home and Crematory. A graveside service will take place at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice, 716 Commercial Avenue SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.

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In keeping with the family wishes there will be no public calling hours and cremation care will take place through the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home and Crematory.


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A graveside service will take place at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery at a later date.


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New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
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Born: October 8, 1930
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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Bill Wright posted on 8/9/17

Good High School memories of both Ralph and Katie.

 

Orlando Ciramella posted on 8/9/17

Sorry to hear of your loss. At this time we take comfort remembering all the time with family and friends. Those memories last a lifetime. Your family has my deepest sympathy.

 

Lisa & Corbin Schilling posted on 8/9/17

Kathryn and family, I am very sorry for your loss. Ralph was an amazing person. I feel honored to have known him. Sending our love and prayers!

 

Lisa & Corbin Schilling posted on 8/9/17

Ralph, I have the fondest memories of you and Kathryn helping me at the CVB. I will always remember you for your kindness, giving heart, laughter and friendship. You and Kathryn hold a very special place in my heart and I will miss you!

 

Kathy Hamilton posted on 8/8/17

Kathryn and family - so sorry for your loss. May you find peace in this time of sadness and know that God is wrapping you in his loving embrace.

 

Robert H. Fox posted on 8/8/17

Dear Kathryn, We wish to express our sincere condolences to you and your family, on Ralph,s passing have great memories of Ralph Our thoughts and prayers are with you! Bob & Andi Fox

 

Gary and Anita Craig posted on 8/8/17

To Kathryn, Anita and I wish to express our sincere condolences to you upon hearing of Ralph's passing. I have many good memories of our talks and experiences at Union Camp. May God grant you peace and comfort in this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

 

Steve Hinkley posted on 8/7/17

Sorry to hear of your loss Kathryn (misspelled name first post) We will miss him for sure. May you have comfort during this time. God Bless you.

 

Stephen Hinkley posted on 8/7/17

sorry to hear of your loss Karthine, I enjoyed working with him and also bowling with the Union Camp League.

 

Earl and Betty Littlefield posted on 8/7/17

Kathryn, So sorry about the loss of your dear Ralph. I was just thinking about you two. He was such a nice person. Aways upbeat. It made you love him. May God be your comfort in the days ahead. In Deepest Sympathy, Earl and Betty Littlefield

 

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