LAKE PLACID - Donald Scheur, 85, of Lake Placid, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012 at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.
Mr. Scheur was born Dec. 31, 1926, in Brooklyn. He was the son of the late Emmanuel and the late Ruth (Chasen) Scheur. He was predeceased by his wife Elinor (Bloom) Scheur in 2011.
He served in the United States Army during World War II. Mr. Scheur was Owner and Operator of Acme Sales & Distributing, Buffalo for more than 50 years.
He is survived by three sons: Jay Scheur and his wife Jill of Deerfield Beach, Fla., David Scheur and his wife Caily of Scottsdale, Ariz. and Mike Scheur of Lake Placid; and6 grandchildren: Max, Madeline, Dillon, Gavin, Molly and Mayson.
Mr. Scheur moved from Buffalo to Las Vegas, and in 2009, he moved to Lake Placid where he received the care and support of many friends at the Lake Placid Senior Center, Whiteface Mountain, the Veterans Administration and many other organizations in the Lake Placid Area which made his life in Lake Placid enjoyable and relaxing.
There were no calling hours.Burial was in Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville on Monday, Dec. 31.
The M.B. Clark Inc. Funeral Home in Lake Placid was in charge of arrangements.
Friends are invited to "light a candle" and share a memory, story and a prayer for the Scheur family to cherish at www.mbclarkfuneralhome.com.