John W. Scherb
John W. Scherb

September 10, 2017
Born in Staten Island, NY
Resided in Manalapan, New Jersey


John W. Scherb, 84, of Manalapan, formerly of Clark, entered heavens gates on Sunday, September 10, 2017.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral from the Walter Johnson Funeral Home, 803 Raritan Rd., Clark, on Friday, September 15 at 8:45 am, thence to St. Agnes Church, Clark, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 9:45 am. Entombment will follow in St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia. Visiting hours will be on Thursday from 4 - 8 pm.

Mr. Scherb was born in Staten Island to John and Helen Scherb. He proudly served his country in the Army during the Korean War. He enjoyed baseball and coached little league.

Mr. Scherb was aVice President of Morgan Guaranty Trust Company in NYC for 35 years. He was a long-time advocate of volunteering one’s time to help others. He was a former member and co-founder of Volunteer Heart Unit of Staten Island and a former officer and fundraiser of the Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad. Over the years he instructed many individuals and EMTs in CPR and empowered them to volunteer their time in that endeavor.

Mr. Scherb was predeceased by his brother, William J. Scherb. He is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Joy (Reed) Scherb; his devoted children, Richard Scherb and his wife Vania, Lynn Oppedisano and her husband Joseph, James Scherb and Alan Scherb and his wife Deana; his 9 cherished grandchildren; 3 step grandchildren and 1 step great grandchild.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his memory to the Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad, 875 Raritan Rd., Clark, NJ 07066.




Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Thursday, September 14, 2017
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Funeral Mass
St. Agnes RC Church
332 Madison Hill Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Friday, September 15, 2017
9:45 AM
St. Gertrude Cemetery
53 Inman Ave
Colonia, NJ US 07067
Friday, September 15, 2017
11:00 AM


Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad
875 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ 07066


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Matthew S. Perlmutter
Funeral Director, Manager, NJ Lic. No. 3539  
Funeral Director, NJ Lic. No. 4785 
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