MAYVILLE - Jack F. Schneider, 89, of 9 Spruce Drive, Mayville, died Saturday (April 19, 2014) at his home.
He was born May 12, 1924, in Buffalo, N.Y., the son of the late Jacob and Katherine Kelchlin Schneider.
Jack was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during World War II.
He had been the plant superintendent at AJ Whall in Brocton.
Jack was a member of the Dewittville-Hartfield United Methodist Church, Peacock Lodge F&AM in Mayville where he was a past master, Jamestown Consistory, The Shriners and was a member of their marching band, and a life member of the Westfield VFW.
Jack enjoyed fishing, and he was known for his famous fudge at Christmas time. He was an avid fan of the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres. Most of all, he loved his family especially his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Eva May McDermitt Schneider, whom he married Jan. 17, 1943, in Buffalo, N.Y.; two sons: Chuck (Audrey) Schneider of Orchard Park, N.Y., and Ron (Sharon) Schneider of Mayville; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; and a brother, Robert Schneider of Depew.
He was preceded in death by a son, Jack E. Schneider, who died July 10, 2005.
The funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday (May 3, 2014) in the Dewittville-Hartfield United Methodist Church in Dewittville, N.Y. The Rev. Mark Parsons will officiate.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Chautauqua County, 20 W. Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, NY 14750.
The Freay Funeral Home in Mayville is in charge of arrangements.
To light a candle or leave a remembrance of Jack go to www.freayfuneralhome.com.