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Arthur Charles Schneider

May 19, 1925 — September 22, 2022

Asheboro, NC

Arthur Charles Schneider, 97, passed away suddenly on Thursday, September 22 while watching his favorite baseball team, the New York Yankees.

He was born on May 19, 1925 in his home in the Bronx, NY to Edward and Madeline (Weber) Schneider. He graduated from Cardinal Hayes High School in NYC in 1943 immediately enlisting in the US Navy. He was a navy Seabee veteran of WWII, stationed in Guam. Last Saturday at Wayne Thomas Chevrolet, he was honored for being the only WWII vet present.

He married Rosemary Shea of Jersey City, NJ on October 27, 1946 and began their long life together, having 11 children. He loved his family, Yankee baseball, Notre Dame football and roses. He retired from IBM in 1988 and moved to Asheboro, NC. He was a member of the Secular Third Order of the Franciscans, the Knights of Columbus,  and had been an active member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Asheboro, NC before declining age lead to his inability to continue.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 70 years, his parents and his brothers Joe and Frank, his sisters, Kay and Isabel, two infant daughters, Mary and Nancy, and a grandson, Jeffrey Schneider.

He is survived by his children: Deacon Mr. Art (Debbie) Schneider of Greenville, NC; Vince (Judy) Schneider of Garner, NC; Peter (Mary Ann) Schneider of Decatur, GA; Mark (Pam) Schneider of Liberty, NC; Bernadette Such (Tom) of the home; Terri Schneider of Raleigh, NC; Clare Gardinier (Phillip) of Chapel Hill, NC ; Gregory (Lisa) Schneider of Fuquay-Varina, NC; Marie Ludwick (Mike) of Wake Forest, NC.

He is survived by his grandchildren Kara Hogan; Emily Schneider; Katie Strawn; Moira Ann Abendania, Paul, Evan and Jacob Schneider; Heather Daniel; Stephanie Gilbertson; Brian, Tim, David & Gina Such; Nicole McCourt & Brittany Gardinier; Justin, Daniel, Benjamin & Olivia Schneider; Erin Gold and Jacob Ludwick; and 19 great grandchildren, Brooks & Presley Daniel; Lucy, Emma and Sally Gilbertson; Hazel Schneider; Bonnie Strawn; Elijah Abendania; Seena, Layla and Farah Schneider; Vivienne and Bennett Such (who was born 6 hours after his death); Rosalie and Elaina Such; Emelia McCourt; Graciella Schneider; Summer Schneider; and Hannah Gold; plus 3 more great children to be born before the end of the year.

A funeral mass will be held Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 2:00 pm at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 201 S. Chapman St., Greensboro.  Burial will follow in Randolph Memorial Park in Asheboro.

If you are physically able, the family asks that you park in the parking lot of St. Andrews Episcopal Church.  Please do not park on the Tremont Street side of the church.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to Tunnel to Towers, 2361 Hylan Blvd., Staten Island, NY 10306 or St. Francis Springs Prayer Center, 477 Grogan Rd., Stoneville, NC 27048.

Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro is serving the family.


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Thursday, September 29, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church

201 S. Chapman St., Greensboro, NC

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