Mary H. Scheffer, age 75, of Andrews, passed away Thursday, January 14, 2021, at 12:45 pm at Millers Merry Manor, Huntington. She worked at McDonalds for 11 years and as a manager at Penguin Point in Wabash for 6 years, retiring in 2007. She enjoyed crocheting and reading and adored her beloved dog Cheeky.
Mary was born February 20, 1945, in Wabash, a daughter of Lawrence Raymond and Helen Louise (Gretzinger) Eldridge. On August 16, 1964, she married her beloved husband of 46 years Richard W. “Dick” “Shorty” Scheffer in Wabash and he passed away January 10, 2011. She is survived by 2 brothers Harold (Gail) Eldridge of Winamac and William (Margaret) Eldridge of Indianapolis, 2 step-brothers Michael Shea and David Shea both of Roann, and niece Susanna Eldridge.She was preceded in death by a brother Terry Eldridge.
A memorial gathering will be held Friday, February 12 from 1-2 pm at Deal-Rice Funeral Home- Huntington Chapel. A graveside service will follow in Gardens of Memory, Huntington County.
Preferred memorials are to a charity of the donor’s choice c/o Deal-Rice Funeral Homes, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.
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