Scherer, John Kaspar

Scherer, John Kaspar

March 16th, 2016

Suddenly, after a long battle with Alzheimer Disease, at University Hospital on Wednesday, March 16, 2016, in his 63rd year. Beloved husband of Alice. Loving father of Jonathan (Mel). Cherished Grandpa of Maggie, Sophia and Brooke. Dear brother of Reinhold (Mary Ann). Also missed by his sister-in-law Margaret Smibert, many cousins, family and friends. Predeceased by his parents Rosi and John, and his brother Walter. The funeral service will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 3:00 p.m., with visitation one hour prior. Cremation with interment to follow. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of John are asked to consider the Alzheimer Outreach Services Day Program c/o McCormick Home Foundation.

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kathyFrom the staff at Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer Research Center, Parkwood Institute (SJHC) we offer our sincere condolences to the family of Mr. Scherer. John is at peace now. Alice you were a wonderful caregiver to John. God Bless you and your family.
lyndaYou did everything possible for John. I have seen your courage before. It has never wavered. Love, your friend.
TrishHi Alice. You don't really know me, but I'm the courier lady who often comes into your UPS store to pick up packages for lawyers. I was in there this morning and saw the notice concerning the passing of your husband. I'm so sorry to hear that. God bless you and all of your family.
Sonja WinkOur heartfelt condolences to you during this time of sorrow. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Love and prayers from myself Jake, Scott, and Tara.
Steve & Kim Bowman and familyDear Alice, Our deepest condolences on the loss of John. We have the greatest respect for you on your unwavering dedication and love for John during his illness. You are an inspiration to all who are care givers. Your strength is amazing. Live strong! God Bless xo
Susan TraskAlice, your strength these past few years has been amazing, John was so very lucky to have you in his life. My deepest sympathy for your loss.
Gord and Joanne HardyAlice Sorry for your loss. May John rest in peace.
Joan Turner My deepest condolences to all of John's family especially Alice and Margaret. Alice, your never ending dedication to John ensured he was respected and revered for the wonderful person he was, regardless of the challenges that the illness brought. I'm so sorry for your loss.
Janet McLachlan NeatbyDear Alice, I was so sorry to hear about the passing of your beloved John. He is at peace now. I remember him as a very gentle man with a passion for Music. You have done a courageous job as his wife and helpmate. My sincere condolences!
David BrantonTo Alice and to all of John's family and his loved ones. I was very saddened to find out Saturday on the passing of John. John was a wonderful man and I have so many great memories of him. He had a great sense of humor and always a kind heart. John, I will always remember you very fondly. May you rest in peace after your courages battle. To Alice and all of John's family our deepest sympathy to you and many prayers sent your way... David Branton
KarenSincerest sympathy Alice. You are inspiring in your dedication and devotion to caring for others. I wish you many blessings in the future.
Wendy LewisMy heartfelt sympathy Alice. I'd lost track of you and John for quite a while and it wasn't until my friend Rob was recently in your store that I learned of John's illness. He was a good neighbour and a good friend to me at a difficult time of transition. He listened. He was a really good listener. I also owe my friendship with John Wood and Ian Davies to him. John was predeceased by Nicky, the cat I adopted from him, and I'm sure Nicky will be there to greet him with cuddles and purrs. Jonathan, when I first met your Dad (back in 2000, I believe), just after I moved into the horridly-run apartment building on Talbot street (I'm sure you heard the stories...), you should know that there wasn't a single conversation with your Dad from that point forward that didn't revolve in some way around you and your accomplishments, often with an accompanying photo. He was so proud of you. I'm sure you know that, but it's another thing to know that he made that known to others. I deeply regret that I was unable to attend his memorial, as I was out of the country. I will have to find some other way to honour his memory. Sincerest condolences to Alice, Jonathan, and all of John's family. He was about a decent a guy as you could ever hope to meet.
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