Deaths Death Notices
SCHNELL, Richard McDermott Jr.
SCHNELL - Richard McDermott, Jr. Age 68, passed away peacefully on Thursday March 17, 2016 at his
residence in Summit, MS, after a long illness. Richard was born in Buffalo, NY to the late Richard and Jane (Dixon) Schnell and attended Bishop Fallon and Canisius College. He was a Vietnam veteran having served in the U.S. Air Force National Guard. He is survived and beloved by his children, Jeremy (Brandi) Schnell of Metairie, LA and Cassandra (Kyle) Schnell Sweeney. He will be remembered by his granddaughters Brenlyn Renee Schnell and Lillian Ryan Sweeney and his close friend and former wife Charlotte June Freeman. He will be missed by his siblings, Gretchen (Andrew) Rich, Karen (Les) Hoffman, Jane (John) Schnell Legg of Bend, OR, Peter (Michelle) Schnell of Timonium, MD and the late David (Susan) Schnell; his many nieces, nephews and friends. Richard will be remembered as a charming, dry witted gentleman who enjoyed spending his time with his friends and family, working, relaxing and listening to his music in his Louisiana home for over 35 years. A Life Celebration for Richard will be held Saturday May 14th at 1 PM at 26 Oakland Place, Hamburg.