1957 - 2010 POWNAL, VT Hans J. Schiermeyer, age 53, a resident of State Line Drive in Pownal, died at his residence on Wednesday evening unexpectedly.
Born in Verl, Germany, on March 27, 1957, son of Franz and Keathe Glaeser Schiermeyer, who survive in Germany, he received his education in Germany. Hans married the former Agnes Buschsieweke in Germany and they moved to Pownal in 1984. He was a pilot for MBJ Air Ventures in Albany, N.Y. Hans had spent over 30 years as a firefighter in both Germany and as a volunteer in Pownal. He enjoyed skydiving, and fly fishing. He was an avid photographer.
Besides his wife and parents, he leaves two sons, Benedikt Schiermeyer and fiancée, Ashley Little, of Irvine, Calif. and Daniel Schiermeyer of Pownal; Jenaya and Therese McCue of North Adams, two little girls that he and Agnes were caring for. He also leaves one sister, Christa Bohn, and her husband, Heiner, of Germany and their daughter, his niece and God child, Kathrin Stiles of Columbus, Ohio. Hans leaves his mother-in-law, Irmgard Buschsieweke of Germany, and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, as well as nieces, and nephews.
FUNERAL NOTICE: Mass of Christian Death and Burial will be celebrated on Thursday morning, June 10, at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 53 Southworth St. in Williamstown, MA. Interment will take place at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours scheduled.
Memorial contributions may be made to Agnes Schiermeyer for the support of the family through the MAHAR AND SON FUNERAL HOME, 628 Main St. Bennington, VT 05201.
Guestbook condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net
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