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Donald Gene Scherer II

11/26/1969 - 07/06/2021
Aged: 51

Donald Gene Scherer II known as Donnie passed away peacefully at home on July 6, 2021.
He was born in Baltimore Maryland on November 26, 1969. He is survived by his mother and stepdad, Jackie and George Nemphos and also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
He graduated from Kenwood high school in 1988 and served 3 years in the Air Force and was honorably discharged. While in the air force he received an outstanding achievement award for saving a young woman from drowning. He returned home and worked at Bethleham Steel Corporation and continued his education at Essex Community College earning a AA degree. He then decided to move to the Sunshine state in 2006. For the last 13 years he worked at APL as a Meter Electrician B.
Donnie was a member of the Masonic Tropical Lodge #56 in Ft Myers for ten years. He was initiated on 8/17/2010 and was raised to a Master Mason in 3/26/2011.
He enjoyed going to the hot tub every day after work to hear the latest news at the Beau Rivage where he lived. It was known as the Hot Tub Book Club and Donnie was known as the Mayor of Beau Rivage. They say Donnie never met a stranger he didn’t know.
His greatest passion was fishing! Whether it was bay fishing, deep sea fishing, ocean fishing, bottom fishing or fishing in the river he would be the first one ready to go.
A celebration of life service will be held in Maryland on July 24th at 10:30 am and another in Ft. Myers at a later date.
Service Information:
Venue for Service: Celebration of Life
Address for Service: Grace Point Baptist Church
12029 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21220
Phone number attendees can reach out to for service:
Pick one Service Type: Church Service Date: July 24, 2021

Service Start Time: 10:30 am


ALL COMMENTS (3)

  • Art Millican says:

    I worked with Donny at FPL for 4 years. he was a good man. He will be missed, I’m sorry he passed so young I will miss talking to him.

  • Lisa Weathers says:

    Donnie was the first person I met when I moved to Fort Myers (Beau Rivage). I’ve never had such a warm welcome. We were fast friends and had so much fun together. He was loved by all and there is no one on this planet that could make me laugh as hard as he could. He was like family to me and I am devastated to hear of his passing. We have so many fun memories that will be forever cherished from parasailing in Fort Myers to chasing waterfalls in the Dominican Republic. He loved his family fiercely and I am praying for you all as I know this is such a terrible loss for your family. His wit, infectious laugh and caring heart will never be forgotten and forever missed. Hang it on the wall!!! (inside joke) Thank you for the beautiful memories, Donnie!

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