James “Jim” Preston Scharenbrock, 81, Ocean Isle Beach, NC died on June 5, 2021.
Born in Chicago, IL on July 10, 1939, he was a son of the late John Scharenbrock and Elizabeth Clair Scharenbrock. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by two infant sisters and a brother, John Scharenbrock.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a retired Programmer for the IBM Corporation. He was an active member of St. Brendan, the Navigator Catholic Church where he served as a Cantor, and was instrumental in the church’s annual plant sales to benefit the Loaves and Fishes Food Ministry.
Surviving are his wife, Joan Granniss Scharenbrock; daughters, Amy deJongh (Glenn), Knightdale, NC and Judith “Judy” Mount (Doug), Longmont, CO; sister-in-law, Maude Davis, Carolina Shores, NC; brother-in-law, John Bryant (Suzy), Shallotte, NC; grandchildren, Elizabeth deJongh, Alexa deJongh, and four nieces.
A mass will be celebrated on Friday, June 11, 2021 at 10:00 am in St. Brendan, the Navigator Catholic Church. Inurnment will follow in the church columbarium.
Online condolences may be made at www.brunswickfuneralservice.com
Memorials mayd be made to Loaves and Fishes of St. Brendan's Catholic Church or St. Jude's Children's Hospital.
Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte
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