RIP to Rumson’s Dr. Eric Scheffer, 53

Friends, family and colleagues recently mourned the sudden death of Dr. Eric Scheffer, who recently moved to Rumson and died suddenly on Jan. 4 at 53.

There was a viewing at Thompson Memorial Home, Red Bank, on Sunday, followed by a memorial service at St. George’s-by-the-River Episcopal Church on Monday.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or online at, according to Dr. Scheffer’s obituary on

The following is the remainder of Dr. Scheffer’s obituary from Thompson … 

Eric was born to Ervin and Dawn Sheffer in York, PA. He earned his undergraduate degree from Gettysburg University, graduated from Temple University School of Medicine, did his residency at the University of Missouri and a fellowship in Pathology at Washington University in St. Louis, MO. He was a fellow of the College of American Pathologists.

Eric recently moved to Rumson with his wife Jeanette and was the Laboratory Director for Allied Digestive Health Department of Pathology in Red Bank.

Eric is predeceased by his father Ervin. He is survived by: his wife Jeanette (Satriano); his daughters, Chloe Sheffer Kataev and Stephanie Monohan, both of Brooklyn, NY; his mother, Dawn (Stare) Sheffer; and his brother, Ervin Oscar Sheffer, Jr., both of Dover, PA.

John Caroli
BCS Wealth Management