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Gerhardt (Gay) P. Scharf

August 28, 1932 November 20, 2018
Gerhardt (Gay) P. Scharf
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Obituary for Gerhardt (Gay) P. Scharf

Gerhardt (Gay) P. Scharf, Jr., age 86, of Golden Eagle, Illinois, born August 28, 1932 in Collinsville, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, Illinois.

He retired from the railroad after 43 years.

Gay is preceded in death by his wife, Irene M. (nee Kirsch) Scharf and his parents, Gerhardt P. Scharf, Sr. and Bernice (nee Thiel) Scharf.

Surviving are two sons, Stephen (Cheryl) Scharf of Collinsville, IL and Loran (Sheila) Scharf of Collinsville, IL; three daughters, Linda (John) McNeese of Jerseyville, IL, Yvonne (John) Bright of Collinsville, IL and Cynthia (Carl) Stemm of Collinsville, IL, one brother, Earl (Margaret) Scharf of Golden Eagle, IL; one sister, Roberta (James) Mezzano of Collinsville, IL; six grandchildren, Michael Krause, Mark Hudock, Zoe Chin, Ashley Smith, Kelli Scharf, Jason Bright and 12 great-grandchildren.

Memorials are requested to the Alzheimer’s Association, Salvation Army or to the donor’s choice and will be accepted at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.acfuneral.com

Visitation: Friends may call from 9:00 a. m. until 11:00 a. m. service time, Saturday, November 24, 2018 at the Allan & Ciuferi Funeral Home, Collinsville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a. m. Saturday, November 24, 2018 at the Allan & Ciuferi Funeral Home with Ronald Kirsch officiating. Burial will follow at S. S. Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery, Collinsville, IL.

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Visitation

Saturday

24

Nov

9:00 AM 11/24/2018 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/24/2018 11:00:00 AM
Allan & Ciuferi Funeral Home

314 West Main Street
Collinsville, IL 62234

Allan & Ciuferi Funeral Home
314 West Main Street Collinsville 62234 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

24

Nov

11:00 AM 11/24/2018 11:00:00 AM
Allan & Ciuferi Funeral Home

314 West Main Street
Collinsville, IL 62234

Allan & Ciuferi Funeral Home
314 West Main Street Collinsville 62234 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

S. S. Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

636 East Main Street
Collinsville , IL 62234

636 East Main Street Collinsville 62234 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association

9374 Olive Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63132

Salvation Army

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