Thomas Scharff

Thomas E. Scharff, 72, of Woods Hole died October 20.

He was the son of the late John M. Scharff Jr. and Martha W. (Gustavus) Scharff.

After graduating from Lawrence High School in Falmouth, Mr. Scharff served in Vietnam with the United States Army and earned a rank of Specialist 5.

Following his military service he worked for the Steamship Authority, and later went “deep sea” with sealift command for several years. He then took a position with Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority and was a volunteer call-man for Woods Hole Fire Department.

He leaves his brothers, John M. Scharff lll of Woods Hole, Kevin L. Scharff of Falmouth and Paul E. Scharff of Hatchville; as well as his nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brother Robert W. Scharff.

Services were to be announced.

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