Steven “Steve” Bruce Scherer

Steven “Steve” Bruce Scherer - Rochester Cremation

Steven “Steve” Bruce Scherer, 52, of Canandaigua, NY, passed away on March 18, 2024, at Strong Memorial Hospital. He was born on June 9, 1971. Steve graduated from Canandaigua Academy and furthered his education at Alfred State University. He proudly served in the US Marine Corps and was a veteran of Desert Storm. He also was the owner of Scherer Stove and Chimney in Canandaigua, NY.

Steve, a loving father and son, was known for his kindness and adventurous spirit. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, sailing, motorsports, skiing, and everything outdoors.

Steve was a member of the Seneca Yacht Club, former commander of the Geneva American Legion, and cofounder of the Pallbearers Motorcycle Club.

Steve is survived by his children, Brian and Shannon Scherer; his parents, Linda and Bruce Scherer; his sister-in-law, Christine Scherer; his nephew, Cory Scherer and many other beloved family members.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Darin Scherer; cousins, Jennifer Simpson, Kelly Spriull, and Annalise Johnson; as well as his maternal grandparents, Wilton and Kathrine Wickes and his parental grandparents, Marjorie and Robert Scherer.

A “Calling Hours” service will be held at the Geneva American Legion on Saturday, March 23rd, from 3-5 pm. His Memorial will take place at the NY State Veterans Cemetery near Sampson State Park on July 13th, followed by a Celebration of Life at the Seneca Yacht Club. Times to be determined.

In Lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Seneca Yacht Club Junior Sailing Program or the Wounded Warrior Project.

Rest in peace, Steve. Your bravery, kindness, sense of adventure, and love for the outdoors will forever be remembered.

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