James E. Schneider, Jr.

November 2, 1957 ~ May 8, 2021 (age 63)


James E. Schneider, Jr., 63, of Edwardsville, passed away on May 8th, 2021, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital, Plains.

Born in Brooklyn, NY, on November 2, 1957, he was a son of the late James E. Schneider Sr., and Theresa (Trojn) Schneider.

James was a supervisor for the NY State Department of Recreation, Coney Island Beaches, he was also a veteran of the United States Army. He will be fondly remembered as a wonderful husband, father, brother, uncle, and friend.

He is survived by his loving wife of 22 years; Anna Maria Schneider, Sons; Antonio Vasquez, and Christopher Schneider, Daughter; Angela Schneider, Brothers; William Schneider, and John Schneider, Sisters; Carrie Schneider, Patsy Schneider, and Joanie Schneider, as well as several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Friday at 2:00 PM at Kniffen O’Malley Leffler Funeral Home, 465 South Main Street Wilkes-Barre, with Father Joseph Verespy officiating. 

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