Irene  Schneider

Obituary of Irene Dorothy Schneider

Irene Dorothy Schneider, 100, passed away March 1, 2023, in Hilton Head, South Carolina. She was born in Norwood, New Jersey to her parents, William and Harriet Wamser. She graduated from Tenafly High School where she met her future husband, George.

After graduation, Irene attended business school in New York City and worked there until she and George married on February 2, 1946. They were married for 74 years. Irene and George had two sons, Jim and Kevin. Together they created a loving family, gave their sons an excellent education and set their sons on a good path.

Irene loved fashion, painting, reading, playing bridge, martinis, and most of all the beach. Irene and George retired to Hilton Head, South Carolina in 1982 and spent their remaining years there, first in Palmetto Dunes, and then Tide Pointe.

Irene leaves behind her sons; Jim (Mary) of Tequesta, Florida, Kevin (Susan) of Savannah, Georgia and four grandchildren; – Daniel (Angie), Matthew, Kevin (Christie) and Melissa. She also had five great-grandchildren- Jordan, Juliet, Jake, Charlie and Jaxon. Irene led a full life. She was as generous to others as she was to her family. She is missed. 

A Memorial Tree was planted for Irene
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