Carl G. Schneider, age 86, of Orange, passed away in Scottsdale, AZ, surrounded by his two loving daughters.
Born on August 28, 1925 in Elizabeth, NJ, he was the son of the late Charles and Catherine Reuter Schneider.
He is survived by his daughter Joanna and husband Larry Hagan of Scottsdale, AZ, daughter Catherine and husband John Baber of Rio Rancho, NM, and son Stephen and wife Ellen Schneider of Oxford, CT, daughter-in-law Nancy Schneider of Oxford, CT, five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his wife, Thelma Victoria in 2011, his son Fredric of Oxford, CT in 2010, and brother John of Clark, NJ in 2000.
He worked for Alcoa (Chicago, Ill), US Rubber (Naugatuck), Robertshaw Controls (Milford), Sikorsky Aircraft (Stratford), and retired as a Drafting Professor from Waterbury State Technical College (now Naugatuck Community College) in 1990.
He was a member of Holy Infant Church in Orange for 47 years and a founding member of the Knights of Columbus Council #12523 at Holy Infant.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Tuesday, May 15 at 11 a.m. at Holy Infant Church, 450 Racebrook Road. Interment will follow at Mount St. Peter Cemetery in Derby.
Family and friends may call on Monday May 14 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad St., Milford.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to EWTN, 5817 Old Leeds Road, Irondale, AL, 35210 or to Catholic Relief Services, P.O. Box 17090, Baltimore, MD 21203. www.codywhitefuneralservice.com