Obituary: Saul Scherr, 89

Obituary: Saul Scherr, 89

Saul Scherr, 89, of Roswell died peacefully Sunday morning, Jan. 24, 2016. He was two weeks shy of his 90th birthday.

Saul was born in the Bronx, N.Y., to Freida and Morris Schlomowitz, both of blessed memory. He was a first-generation American of Romanian descent. He served heroically in World War II and the Korean conflict. He was a television repairman by trade. He and Helen, his lifelong love and wife of 64 years, raised their family in Yonkers, N.Y. The family has lived in the Atlanta area for over a decade.

Saul is survived by his wife, Helen; daughter Robin King and her husband, Gerry; son Warren and his fiancée, Elizabeth Lehman, who was also one of Saul’s caregivers for two years; grandchildren Alyssa (David) Drishpon and Jared King; great-grandchildren Julia and Harrison Drishpon; sister Sylvia Chortek; caregivers Myasia Scott and Mary Cancado; and many nieces and nephews.

Sign the online guestbook at Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, at Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs with Rabbi Ephraim Silverman officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Chabad of Cobb, Jewish War Veterans or Halcyon Hospice. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, Atlanta, 770-451-4999.

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