George Walter Schimmel, HM1, Retired, age 94, passed away on April 24, 2018 at home. He was born April 17, 1924 in Nanticoke, PA. He is survived by his wife Jean; his children, Michael G., Jill, Lisa, Mark (Ann), Michael R. and Cynthia; grandchildren Travis, Julia, Adam, Ryan, Michael II, Steven, and Stephanie. He was predeceased by his parents, brother, sister and first wife Julia. He served in WWII as a Navy Corpsman attached to the Marin Corps in the Pacific. He was a member of Scott Memorial UMC, the Pearsall BC, Chancel Choir and held many positions in his Church and Cub Scout Pack 62. He enjoyed traveling, the Green Bay Packers, New York Yankees and The Tidewater Winds. We would like to express our thanks to Freda H. Gordon Hospice and Palliative Care for their outstanding help these last few months.
A memorial service will be held at 2pm on May 5th, 2018 at Thalia UMC in Virginia Beach with a reception following. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations in George’s name be made to The Tidewater Winds, PO Box 62000, Va. Beach, VA 23466 or a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made to the family below.
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