Iris Dean "Dick" Schomer (1932 - 2012)

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Iris "Dick" Dean Schomer


Iris "Dick" Dean Schomer, 80, of Greenville, husband of Nancy Louise Conway Schomer, died Sunday, June 3, 2012.

Born in Connellsville, PA, he was a son of the late John George and Viola Shong Schomer.

Mr. Schomer served in the US Air Force and Army. He was a Sargent First Class in the US Army Reserve (Retired) and served in the Pennsylvania National Guard.

Mr. Schomer retired from the South Carolina Department of Corrections and was a member of Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughter, Cynthia Rae Gravely (Franklin) of Liberty; son, Thomas Allen Schomer (Linda) of Cambridge, UK; 10 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and a sister, Viola Romel (Louis).

He was preceded in death by sons, Stephen, Donald, and Richard Schomer; daughter, Susan Schomer Blocker; one sister and five brothers.

Recitation of the Rosary will be held Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church followed by a memorial service at 11:00 a.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church Building Fund, PO Box 8396, Greenville, SC 29604.

Condolences may be made to the family by visiting

The family will be at the residence.

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown.


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Published in The Greenville News on June 10, 2012
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