Mary (Stecher) Scheer, 73, of Longmeadow, died Dec. 10 after a long and valiant battle with pancreatic cancer. She was the wife of Paul Scheer. Born in Queens, N.Y., she was the daughter of Leo and Rhoda Stecher. For 30 years, she was a substitute teacher at the Springfield JCC. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Gary Scheer of Longmeadow; a daughter, Beth Zalusky and her husband, Michael of Wanaque, N.J.; two grandchildren, Ryan and Nathan; a sister, Barbara Stecher, of New York City; and many relatives and friends. She was predeceased by a brother-in-law, David Entwistle. Memorial contributions may be made to PANCAN (Pancreatic Cancer Action Network), www.pancan.org.
ASCHER-ZIMMERMAN FUNERAL HOME