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Thomas Robert Schulze, 68, of Stevensville, died June 13 at the Queen Anne's County Hospice Center. Born on October 4, 1944 in Bryn Mawr, PA, he was the son of the late James Wallace Schulze and Margaret Truitt Schulze. Fr. Schulze earned a BS degree from Morris Harvey College (now the University of Charleston), Charleston, WV, an MDiv degree from Berkeley Divinity School and an STM from Yale Divinity School, both of New Haven, CT. From 1971-1976 he was Chaplain at The Masonic Home and Hospital in Wallingford, CT and was a lecturer at Yale University supervising seminarians in the clinical experience at the MHH. From 1976-1989 he was Rector of Trinity Episcopal Church in Stoughton, MA. He served on the faculty of Saint Michael's Conference from 1979-2004 and was its Director from 1998-2004. He was ordained into the Priesthood of the Episcopal Church in 1972 and took a medical retirement in 1989. He was a World War II and Civil War buff. He is survived by his beloved wife, Kay Gladwell Schulze; three brothers, James Wallace Schulze, Jr. of Sunnyvale, CA, Louis Neidig Schulze of Lewes, DE, and John Barnard Schulze of Lewes, DE; sister, Suzanne Barbara Schulze of Trappe; and many nephews and nieces. He sponsored eight midshipmen and had fourteen grand-mids. A funeral mass will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, August 12, at the Chapel at the United States Naval Academy. Internment will be at the Washington Memorial Chapel Cemetery in Valley Forge, PA. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Saint Michael's Conference ( ), Fr. Jay C. James, Director, SMC, Saint Timothy's Church, P.O. Box 17787, Raleigh, NC 27619 or to the Fund for Johns Hopkins Medicine ( ), One Charles Center/Suite 300, 100 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 Funeral arrangements entrusted to Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home, P.A. in Chester, MD. For online condolences, please visit

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July 9, 2013
May you rest in peace Father Tom. You were a wonderful mentor to me. Thank you for your love and understanding ways. Norma Newton
July 3, 2013
My sincere condolences on your great loss. May you find peace and comfort during this sad time…Psalms 25:16,17
July 3, 2013
May you rest in peace Fr Tom and rise in glory
June 28, 2013
Please accept our deepest sympathy in your loss. Tom was a wonderful person,we have a lot of wonderful memories of our times together.He will be greatly missed. Our prayers are with you at this time of sorrow.Henry & Shirley Utz & Family
Henry & Shirley Utz
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