Chesapeake – George R. Schuchman, 91, passed away quietly on February 10, 2016. Mr. Schuchman was born in New York to the late George J. and Marguerite Durring Schuchman. He was a veteran having served in the US Army during WWII as a Radio Signal Corpsman. He retired as manager at NY Telephone Company after many years of service. His interests were many. Mr. Schuchman was an avid surf fisherman and belonged to various fishing clubs, had worked as a volunteer at the Back Bay Wildlife Refuge and enjoyed operating HAM radios. He was a self-taught Gemologist, earning the title Master Gemologist. He enjoyed gardening, travel, music and and learning and exploring. He enjoyed all people and everyone loved his sunny disposition.
He was predeceased by his loving wife of 64 years, Rose M. Schuchman and siblings, Gerard and Dolores Schuchman.
Left to cherish his memory are children, Anne-Marie Glynn of Herndon, VA, George J. Schuchman of Valley Stream, NY, Catherine “Cathy” R. Schuchman of Valley Stream, NY, Andrew “Andy” Schuchman of Yorba Linda, CA, Irene “Reenie” Giannotti (Paul) of Rocky Point, NY, James “Jim” Schuchman (Winnie) of Hauppauge, NY; siblings, Helen Holm, Joseph, Richard, Anne and Paul Schuchman; eight grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends.
The family will receive friends at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Chesapeake on Monday from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 9:30 am at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Chesapeake followed by a committal service at Albert G. Horton Memorial Veteran’s Cemetery, Suffolk with Pastor Kenny Bass officiating.
Date: Monday, February 15, 2016
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Time: 9:30 am
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