Jeff Scheuerer wore his Readington Fire Company uniform with pride. He died on March 28, 2013, while on the job as a fireman with the New Jersey Forest Fire Service. He had deep Hunterdon roots as a longtime resident of Raritan Township and as an active volunteer with the Readington Volunteer Fire Company, possibly since his high school days at Hunterdon Central.
Born in Framingham, Massachusetts, he was the son of Thomas and Barbara Scheuerer of Cumming, Georgia. Jeff lived in Whitehouse Station before moving to Flemington. He was a 1996 graduate of Hunterdon Central Regional High School.
Jeff was a 21-year member of the Readington Fire Company and served as a lieutenant and safety officer. He was also a district warden with the New Jersey Forest Fire Service, Division A, Section 8, since 2007.
Besides his parents, Jeff is survived by his brother, David Scheuerer, and his wife, Kate, of Tybee, Georgia, and his niece, Lauren. He is also survived by his paternal grandfather, Thomas Scheuerer; his uncles, James Knox and his wife, Barbara Anne, and Robert Scheuerer and his wife, Terri; his aunts, Valerie Hughes and her husband, Michael, and Diane Keagins and her husband, Jim, and many cousins.