David Schake Sr.

David C. Schake, Sr., 83, of East Rush, passed away, Thursday, December 20, 2012 at Meadowview Senior Living Center, Montrose.

Born March 15, 1929 in East Orange, N.J., he was the son of the late Charles and Elizabeth (Poland) Schake.
He retired after 25 years as a police officer in East Orange, N.J.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Maureen Schake of East Rush; daughters, Kathleen Snook of South Carolina, Marian Nunn and husband Walter of New Jersey; sons and daughters-in-law, David and Susan Schake of Delaware, John and Dolores Schake of Pennsylvania, Thomas and Josephine Schake of New York, Robert and Colleen Schake of Pennsylvania; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law, Janet and Robert Rapp of Florida; brother, Richard Schake of New Jersey; nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents he was predeceased by a sister, Elizabeth Arnold.

Go to bartronmyerfuneralhome.com for directions.

A Memorial Luncheon will be held Saturday December 29, 2012 at noon at the Inn at Montrose, Montrose.

Instead of flowers: memorial contributions may be made to Greater Pennsylvania, 3544 North Progress Avenue, Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110



Published in Susquehanna County Independent from Dec. 26, 2012 to Jan. 1, 2013