George J. Schneider, Jr., 91
George J. Schneider, Jr., 91, of Wareham, died November 9 at Tobey Hospital. He was the husband of the late Cemantha A. (Treible) Schneider and the son of the late George J. Schneider, Sr. and Bertha (Dukiet) Schneider.
He was born in Irvington, NJ, and lived in Rochester and Cuttyhunk before moving to Wareham 12 years ago. He graduated from Columbia High School in Maplewood, NJ.
He was a Marine Corps Veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He received a Purple Heart. He loved his country and was very patriotic.
Mr. Schneider was a Federal Agent for the National Marine Fisheries for several years before retiring. After retiring, he worked as a commercial fisherman alongside his two sons.
He was a member of the NRA, VFW and American Legion.
Survivors include his children, Kenneth Schneider and his wife Nina of Rochester, Roy Schneider of Wareham, Nancy Schneider of Wareham, Diane Sweeney of East Freetown, Carol Schneider of Fairhaven, a sister, Cathryn Burke of Seagirt, NJ; 7 grandchildren; and a great grandson. He was the father of the late George J. Schneider, III and brother of the late Marjorie Campisi.
A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Audubon Society, 225 Varick St., 7th Floor, NY, NY 10014.
Arrangements are by the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham. For more info and online guestbook, visit: www.ccgfuneralhome.com.