Craig Schluter, 74

Oct 31, 2022

WAREHAM – Craig C. Schluter, 74, of E. Wareham, died Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at his home. He was the husband of Pamela J. (Hurd) Schluter. They were married for 52 years.

Born in Newton, he was the son of the late Richard C. and Duane E. (Gorman) Schluter. A previous resident of Brockton, he moved to Wareham in 1975.

Mr. Schluter worked for Air New England and New England Telephone and Telegraph. He was also a foreman for A.D. Makepeace, where he worked for 23 years, and a driver for P.A. Landers. He also served as Lieutenant on brush breakers for the Town of Wareham at the White Island Fire Station, and was one of the first EMTs for the town. Mr. Schluter was a Vietnam era veteran and served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1968 to 1972.

He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and was a member of the Harley Owners Group (H.O.G.) of Cape Cod. Mr. Schluter also served on the Wareham Veterans Council and the Marine Resources Commission. He was a member of the North Shore Clam Diggers Group and enjoyed travelling and camping in Myrtle Beach, SC.

Survivors include his wife, Pamela; his son, Scott C. Schluter and his wife Sarah of Wareham; his brother, Kurt Schluter and his wife Lee of Lebanon, ME; his grandchildren, Justin Schluter Gavin Schluter and Emilyann Schluter; his “adopted” daughter, Katherine Tildes; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son, the late Marc R. Schluter and his sisters, the late Karen L. Schluter and Gretchen Tildes.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit at Chapman Funerals and Cremations – Wareham, 2599 Cranberry Hwy. (Rt. 28), Wareham on Thursday, Nov. 10 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM followed by a memorial service at 12:00 PM. Interment will follow in the Mass. National Cemetery, Bourne.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Wankinquoah Rod and Gun Club, ATTN: Marc Schluter Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 307, Middleboro, MA 02346. For directions or to leave a message of condolence visit: