PROCTORSVILLE — Funeral services for James Edward Sherer, 68, who died June 16 at his home were held June 26 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Claremont, N.H. Burial with military honors will be held today (Thursday) June 27 at 12:30 p.m. in Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center.
He was born in Nashua, N.H., on March 3, 1945, son of Elva Sherer.
He graduated from Springfield High School in 1963.
A Vietnam War veteran, Mr. Sherer served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1963 to 1967.
He was employed as a lineman for Ludlow Electric Co. and retired from Sturm Ruger.
He was a member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Claremont, N.H., and the VFW.
Survivors include his wife, Janet Adams Harvie Sherer, whom he married in 2006; four children, Christopher Sherer of Wilmington, N.C., David and Scott Sherer of Ludlow and Victoria Feenstra of Ashland, Mass.; three siblings, Mary Springer, Robert Gallant, both of Reading, and Gary Sherer of Guilford; a stepson, Curtis Harvie of Proctorsville, and stepdaughter, Renee Harvie of Coventry, R.I.; several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Springfield Humane Society, 401 Skitchewaug Trail, Springfield, 05156.