Saturday was designated as Mary Sherer Day by her many friends and family members who came to support her at the Marypalooza event held at the Big Creek Grange hall.
Pam Shoenberger, commercial sales manager at Advance Auto Parts, Lehighton, said that Mary Sherer of Parryville is her best driver and when Mary was diagnosed with lung cancer she knew she would support her in her battle.
Shoenberger organized the Marypalooza event for her friend and employee. The event raised $3,445 to help with Mary's medical expenses.
Sherer delivered for Advance Auto Parts for the past nine years.
Sherer said that on June 13 she went to the Palmerton Hospital emergency room because she had unbearable back pain for several days and thought it was her g