Margaret C. 'Mugs' Scher

Margaret C. “Mugs” Scher, 82, of Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, at Heritage Pointe of Warren, Warren, IN.

Mrs. Scher graduated from Auburn High School in 1954 and from St. Joseph School of Nursing in 1957. She was a surgical nurse at Huntington Memorial Hospital for 36 years and retired in 1996. She was a member of SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, the Rosary Sodality and Ladies VFW Auxiliary 2689 in Huntington.

Mrs. Scher was born June 27, 1936, in Cleveland, OH to Earl V. and Florence C. (Conner) Schultis. She married Richard Thomas Scher on Oct. 5, 1957, and he survives.

Additional survivors are a son, Kevin J. (Susan) Scher, of Peru; four daughters, Karen (Dan) Dunbar, of Martinsville; Sandra (Greg) Augspurger, of Denver, NC; Barbara (Doug) Shock, of North Manchester; and Beth (Mike) Clark, of Huntington; a brother, James (Diana) Schultis, of Albion; eight grandchildren, Tony (Tasha) Dunbar, Luke (Julie) Augspurger, Jake Augspurger, Levi (Tiffany Griese) Shock, Erin (Rob) Toll, Jared Clark, Molly Scher and Nicky Scher; and four great-grandchildren.

Calling is Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington. Recitation of the Rosary will be held prior to calling hours at 2:45 p.m. at the funeral home.
Additional calling hours will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, prior to Mass from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 860 Cherry St., Huntington. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, at 10 a.m. at the church, with Rev. Tony Steinacker presiding. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Huntington.

Memorials are to Masses for SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church or St. Mary Catholic Church or to the Alzheimer’s Association, in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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