Richard E. Schneider

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Richard E. "Dick" Schneider, 85, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, in Lewes, Dela.
Dick was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Richard and Ruth B. Schneider.
He grew up in Floral Park, N.Y., where he met and married his high school sweetheart, Adele Reigert, who preceded him in death in 1995.
He retired from Grumman Aerospace and relocated to Calabash in 1983. He enjoyed traveling, golfing, bowling and dinner at Tony's until he moved to Fenwick Island, Dela., in 2011.
Dick was a cowboy at heart and loved everything about horses.
He is survived by a son, Richard Wayne and wife Cheryl of Beaverville, Ill.; a daughter, Ellen Ash and husband John of Huntingtown, Md.; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; his dear sister, June Le Count of Sunset Beach; nieces, nephews, friends and his beloved Chihuahua, Cha-Cha.
A memorial service will be at a later date to celebrate Dick's life.
Online condolences may be sent by visiting
Arrangements by Melson Funeral Service, Ocean View, Dela.
Published in The Brunswick Beacon on Jan. 10, 2013