Rev. David Sherrer, C.S.C., who served for many years at the University of Portland in numerous roles — as a member of the English faculty, department chair, dean of the Graduate School, and academic vice president— passed away on Thursday, April 13, at Holy Cross House in Notre Dame, Indiana. Fr. Sherrer had been retired since 2005 and resided until recently in the UP Holy Cross Community.
A wake service will be held at Moreau Seminary on the campus of the University of Notre Dame on Tuesday, April 18, at 7:30 p.m., and a Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 19, at 3:30 p.m., in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Burial will be in the Holy Cross Cemetery at Notre Dame.
A Memorial Mass for Fr. Sherrer will be celebrated at the University of Portland on Monday, April 24, at 5 p.m., in the Chapel of Christ the Teacher, with a reception following.
For more information contact the president’s office at x7101.