Randy M. "Digger" Sherer

July 28, 1956 ~ September 8, 2022 (age 66) 66 Years Old
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Randy M. "Digger" Sherer, 66, of Lehighton, entered into eternal rest suddenly on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, in East Penn Township.

Born in Palmerton, he was a son of the late Willard and Virginia Mae (Smith) Sherer.

He was employed as a transportation specialist for Ziegenfus Coal and Stone, Palmerton.

Randy enjoyed racing and watching NASCAR and football, but especially loved his free time.  

Surviving are a daughter, Shelia Tessitore of Palmerton; a son, Travis Sherer of Lehighton; three grandchildren, Mollie Tessitore, Summer Sherer and Myah Sheirer,  a stepson, Joshua Kresge of Palmerton, a great-grandson, Maverick Sherer; a step-granddaughter Katlynn Kresge, and a step great-granddaughter, Sabrina.

He was also preceded in death by a sister, Sandra Markley.

Service: Graveside service noon Friday, Sept. 16, Towamensing Cemetery, Palmerton, with SALM Emma Weaver officiating. A celebration of life will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday at the Riverwalk Salon, 101 Centre St., Parryville. Arrangements by Andrew P. Ovsak Funeral Home, Lehighton. Online condolences can be offered at

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Graveside Service
September 16, 2022

12:00 PM
Towamensing Cemetery, Palmerton


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