(Albion) Gerald F. Scharping age 91 died September 6, 2019 at the Villages of Orleans. He was born June 13, 1928 in Albion, a son of the late William and Edith (Bills) Scharping and had lived in this area all of his life; living in the same house he was born in.
Gerald was a member of the Albion First United Methodist Church, Orleans County Cornell Cooperative Extension and active in 4H and the Beef Association. He was a Dairy, Chicken and Beef farmer and had worked as District Manager for Orleans County Soil and Water. Gerald reported for the weather service for 50 years.
In addition to his parents Gerald was predeceased by his wife Lenoyr in 2011; infant brother; his sister Marjorie and his niece Marcia. He is survived by his children Jeanne (Mark) Nenni of Albion, Diane Scharping of Albion, Bill (Cathy Disalto) Scharping of Syracuse, Virginia (Nick) Long of Albion; brother-in-law Robert Leslie; sister-in-law Candy (Dave) Allen; several step-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. 21 W. Ave. Albion on Monday September 9th 2:00pm-5:00pm where his Funeral Service will follow at 5:00pm. His Graveside Service will be Tuesday at 11:00am at Mt. Albion Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Albion First United Methodist Church, 26 S. Main St. Albion NY 14411, Villages of Orleans Patient Activities Fund, 14012 Rte. 31 W. Albion NY 14411 or Orleans County 4H, 12690 Rte. 31, Albion NY 14411.