William "Pop's Scherfel, III

Service Scheduled for: Saturday, Jan. 26 11:30 AM
Died: Dec. 29, 2018
William “Pops" Scherfel, III, 72, of N. Coventry Twp. passed away peacefully on December 29, 2018 at Manor Care in Pottstown. He was married to his soulmate of forty-seven years Joan (Jariszewicz).

He was the son of the late William and Evelyn Scherfel, Jr.

William graduated from Owen J. Roberts High School in 1964, and graduated from Valley Forge Military Academy in 1966. He went on to attend Tarleton State in Texas, playing football and baseball. He played baseball for the Kansas City Royals AAA team, and played softball well into his 50’s.

Dad was an avid hunter, and loved all types of fishing, especially surf fishing in Wildwood, NJ. He also loved going to OJR football games. He loved gardening, working in the yard, telling jokes and stories. Anyone who ever met him knew he was one of a kind and unforgettable.

Surviving besides his wife is a sister, Betty, wife of Dr. Robert Kaneda. His children, William Scherfel, IV husband of Kelly, Kristen Scherfel companion of Jeffrey Lang, and Kevin Wausnock husband of Cheryl; three grandchildren, William Quinn, Hunter, Natalie fiancée of Brandon Mullen, three nieces, and one nephew. He leaves behind his Rottweiler Scooby Doo and eight cats.

A memorial service will be held 11:30 A.M. on Saturday January 26, 2019 at the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, 359 King St., Pottstown. The family will receive friends Saturday from 10:30 to 11:30 A.M. at the funeral home.

The family requests no flowers. Contributions may be made in his memory to St. Cats & Dogs, the Zoo of Nay Aug Park, 1900 E. Gibson St., Scranton, PA 18510.

Arrangements are by the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, at 359 King St. in Pottstown, PA.

The services will start at the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory.

This obituary was published in the following newspapers:

The Mercury