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Richard W. Schuhmacher

Richard W. Schuhmacher Obituary
YORK, Maine - Richard W. "Dick" Schuhmacher, 77, of Concord, Mass., and York, Maine, died unexpectedly surrounded by his family on Monday, October 28, 2019.

Faithful husband of Jill C. for "54 glorious years"; loving father of Lisa, Kendra, Rebecca and Bill Noke, and Jeffrey; adoring Bumpa to Isaac; and Honorary Grampa to Tyler Robichaud and the Noke and Hebert kids and grandkids.

Predeceased by his parents Walter and Doris Schuhmacher, his brother E. Bradford Schuhmacher, his in-laws Jean Fraser and David and Midge Pritchard, brother-in-law to Peter and Juliet Widdowson and Brad's wife Marie, and brother to Glen and Judi Schuhmacher. Proud uncle to many nieces and nephews, as well as great and great-great nieces and nephews both here and abroad.

Dick was a lifetime loyal member of the Christian High/Lexington Christian Academy, Countryside Bible Chapel, and Bethany Church communities. He spent a long career at the Gillette Co. and also worked for Lexington Christian Academy. He adored driving and often offered transportation to anyone who needed a ride from here to anywhere. Dick was a selfless man who gave of himself generously to anyone in need, most often from behind the scenes. His family feels blessed to know that because of his relationship with his Savior, he has entered the gates of Heaven without pain.

SERVICES: Visiting Hours were held Friday, November 1, at the Douglass Funeral Home, 51 Worthen Rd., Lexington and a Celebration of Life was held Saturday, November 2 at Countryside Bible Chapel, 480 Lowell St. Lexington. Interment Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Arlington.

Should you choose to honor Dick, donations in his name may be made to: Lexington Christian Academy, 48 Bartlett Ave., Lexington, MA 02420 or to Hope International, 227 Granite Run Drive Suite 250, Lancaster, PA 17601.
Published in Seacoastonline.com from Nov. 5 to Nov. 8, 2019
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