US Navy

Kenneth R. Schneider

May 17, 1941


Kenneth R. Schneider, 77, of Williamstown, passed away Thursday, January 17th at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.

Born in Philadelphia, May 17, 1941, a son of the late Frederick and Lillian Booktcher Schneider.

Ken proudly served his country for 20 years with United States Navy. Following retirement from the Navy, he worked as mail handler with the United States Postal Services, Orlando, Florida retiring after twenty years.

Ken was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church, Tower City.   He was also a former member of the Jaycees while residing in Florida.

He enjoyed doing woodworking and gardening.

He is survived by his wife, Irene M. Marr Schneider; one son, Wayne A. Schneider, Florida; one daughter, Debbie Stengel,  North Carolina;  three stepdaughters, Tifini Crosby, Williamstown; Treena Johnson and Tami Torres both of California; a granddaughter, Zoe Schneider, Florida and a grandson, Travis Roberts, North Carolina along with numerous other grandchildren.

A viewing will be held Saturday, January 26th from 10 am -12 noon at the Chapel of the Dimon Funeral Home, Inc., Tower City. A Celebration of Life Service for Ken will follow at 12:30 pm from the Christ United Methodist Church, Tower City with Pastor Annette Shutt.  Private burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations should be made to the Christ United Methodist Church, 400 E. Grand Avenue, Tower City, PA 17980. To sign the guestbook visit

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