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Edward Schneider

AGE: 94 • Berkeley Township

Edward Schneider, 94, of Holiday City (Carefree Section), Berkeley Township, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. Born in Newark, NJ, Edward raised his family in Irvington and Colonia, NJ, before moving to Berkeley Twp. in 1987. Edward was predeceased by his wife, Elizabeth (Betty), who he met when he was 13 years old and she was 10, while attending church. Edward and Betty married upon his return from World War II, where he nobly served his country during the invasion of Normandy. He was a recipient of the Bronze Star. Edward and Betty were married over 50 years.

Edward was employed by the New Jersey Transit Company, in Maplewood, NJ for 39 years as a bus driver, retiring in 1985. Throughout his life, he brought joy and laughter to all that he met, always with a joke to tell or a prank to play. Edward enjoyed countless games of ping-pong and bocce ball, and was as an avid bowler and was a member of the 300 club at his local bowling alley.

Edward was also predeceased by his three brothers John, William and Irvin Schneider. Edward is survived by his two daughters Carol Schneider of Belle Meade, NJ and Bonnie Savickas of Freehold, NJ; five grandchildren, Christopher (Kristin) Calello, Noel (Ken) May, Lori (Donnie) King, Stacy (Lee) Howell and Amanda Calello; and eight great grandchildren, Elizabeth, Caroline, Brayden, Brianne, Samantha, Charlotte, Benjamin and Nicholas.

The family will receive friends Monday, March 13, 2017 at 9:00 am until the funeral service at 11:00 am at the Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals, 145 St. Catherine Blvd., Toms River. Following the funeral, the burial will take place at the Brigadier General William C. Doyle Memorial Cemetery, (New Jersey Memorial Cemetery) Arneytown, NJ. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to .
Published in Asbury Park Press on Mar. 11, 2017
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