Raymond A. Schrader
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KINGSTON- Raymond A. Schrader, 62, of Ora Place died suddenly, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2012, at Health Alliance of the Hudson Valley Kingston Hospital Campus.
Born Aug. 4, 1950 in Kingston, he was a son of the late Andrew Jr. and Eileen (O'Neil) Schrader.
A veteran of the Vietnam War, Ray served in the U.S. Navy Seabees. He was a plumber, heating and air conditioning specialist, with the Ulster County Department of Buildings and Grounds. Prior to the county he worked the plumbing trade for his late father's business, Andrew Schrader and Son Plumbing. Ray enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping at his cabin in the mountains. His grandchildren who called him 'Pop Pops' were the center of his life. He was a member and past commander and chaplain of the Island X-9 Seabees, a member of the Joyce-Schirick Post 1386 V.F.W, American Legion Kingston Post 150, the Ruby Rod and Gun Club, and the Shamrock Social Club.
Surviving is his wife, Christine (Humphrey) Schrader of Kingston; his daughter, Susan D'Annunzio and her husband John Michael, of Kingston; his sister, Doreen Bishop and her husband Kevin, of Kingston; grandchildren, Mackenzie and Brooklyn D'Annunzio; and his nephew, Nicholas Bishop. Many brothers and sister-in-laws. nieces, and nephews also survive.
Funeral and cremation arrangements are under the guidance of the Joseph V. Leahy Funeral Home, Inc., 27 Smith Avenue, Kingston. www.jv leahyfh.com
Friends will be received at the funeral home on Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The following organizations will conduct rituals Saturday evening: The Navy Seabees - 7:15 p.m., the Joyce Schirick Post 1386 V.F.W. - 7:30 p.m. and the American Legion Post 150 Kingston - 7:45 p.m. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Final prayers, commendation, and military honors will be held following the service at the Wiltwyck Community Mausoleum Complex. Cremation to be held at Wiltwyck Crematory. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of contributions to the Island X-9 Seabees or to the Ruby Rod and Gun Club.
Published in Daily Freeman on Nov. 30, 2012