Monday, March 4, 2024

Wilfried “Fred” Schroeder

Wilfried “Fred” Schroeder, 78 years of age, a resident of Blairstown, NJ, passed away on April 20, 2023, in Morristown, NJ. He was born in German occupied Poland on August 26, 1944, to Willi and Frieda (Doering) Schroeder.

Fred was a computer technician for Newark Beth Medical Center. He took great pride in his yard with a pristine lawn that looked like a carpet; his care was evident in his love of flowers. He was a huge animal lover, and never met a dog he couldn’t stop to pet and befriend.

He is survived by two sisters, Ruth Duryea, and Rita Cioce, husband Brian, a niece, Debra Davis husband, Gilbert, a nephew Charles Duryea, wife Maricia, niece Lanay Appedu, husband Ronald, he is also survived by several great nieces and a great nephew, stepdaughters Diane Kreil, husband Donald, Joanne Charner, husband Bert, grandson Eric Charner, wife Kym, granddaughter Jessica, great-grandchildren, Jayden, Brianne and Shane, and his special cat Fritz. Fred is predeceased by his loving wife Doris (2017), his parents, and a great nephew.

A visitation will be held from 6-8 PM, Monday, April 24, 2023, at Newbaker Funeral Home, 200 Route 94, Blairstown, NJ 07825, an additional visitation will take place from 11-12 PM, Tuesday, April 25, with a 12 PM Funeral Service, interment will follow at Hope Moravian Cemetery.

The family requests in lieu of flowers, please plant a tree in Fred’s memory.