Raymond W. Schrader
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AGE: 68 • Point Pleasant
Raymond W. Schrader, 68, of Point Pleasant, passed away, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Born in Jersey City to the late Reinhold & Kathryne Schrader, he lived in Point Pleasant for most of his life. After his graduation from Christian Brothers Academy, Lincroft, Ray entered the United States Army during Vietnam. He received multiple commendations as a helicopter pilot during the war, including the Bronze Star. He was the owner and operator of Schrader Yacht Sales, Point Pleasant, which he founded in 1980. Ray was a member of the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association; was an avid boater; and also was a communicant of the Church of Saint Martha, Point Pleasant. He loved traveling, photography, and spending time with his family.
He was predeceased by his sister, Reine' Schrader. Surviving are his beloved wife of 42 years, Patricia Rapp Schrader; and three children, Brian Schrader and his wife Elizabeth, Daryl Doles and her husband Joseph, and Kevin Schrader, all of Point Pleasant. Also surviving are his brothers, Robert Schrader and his wife Wanda, Ronald Schrader and his wife Donna, and Bill Schrader and his wife Beatrice; grandchildren, Katie, Sarah, Allison, Kelly, and Joey; nieces, Abby and Erin; nephew, Ronnie; beloved cousins; and his extended Schrader Yacht Sales family.
Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24 at the Pable Evertz Funeral Home of Point Pleasant, 901 Beaver Dam Road. At 9:30 a.m., Monday, Aug, 25, a Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Church of Saint Martha, 3800 Herbertsville Road, Point Pleasant, and followed by interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Brielle. In lieu of flowers, donations made in his memory to the Saint Vincent dePaul Society of Saint Martha Church, would be appreciated. For online condolences to the family, please visit www.pableevertzfuneralhome.com.
Pable Evertz Funeral Home
901 Beaver Dam Road
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742
732 899 3300
Published in Asbury Park Press on Aug. 22, 2014