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Father of Nancy ’67, Carol ’69, Mary ’72, Janet ’76, Debra ’78, and Ann ’82 Schuchard passed away…

Posted by mcauleyhighschool on October 22, 2015

Richard W. Schuchard, age 87, of Toledo, passed away Friday, October 16, 2015, in The Toledo Hospital. He was born August 14, 1928, in Detroit, Michigan to William and Margaret (Brower) Schuchard. He married Jeanne (Charron) on August 6, 1948; they were married for 61 years before she preceded him in death in 2010.

Richard retired from DuPont as an automotive paint representative after 40 years. He was a member of St. Patrick of Heatherdowns Church where he and his wife were very active members, serving on various parish committees. Richard was a diehard Detroit Lions, Tigers, Red Wings and University of Michigan fan. He enjoyed golfing and going to casinos, but most of all spending time with his family. Richard was a great dad, grandfather, and great-grandfather who was affectionately known as Pup. He will be missed as much as he was loved.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents; stepmother, Adeline (Osier) Schuchard; wife, Jeanne; grandson, David Waite; son-in-laws, David Steed, James Wagener; brothers, Robert and Donald Schuchard; sisters, Thelma Ryan, Shirley Marks, Marilyn June, Joanne Holmes. He is survived by his children, Nancy Waite, Carol Steed, Mary (Randy Dinkens) Schuchard, Janet (Michael) Knorr, Debra (Richard) Harrison, Richard (Florence) Schuchard, Ann (David) Schaub; 21 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; sisters, Ilene Lock and Donna DePelsmacker; brothers, James (Janet) and John Schuchard, and many close friends.

Friends may visit at the Coyle Funeral Home, 1770 S. Reynolds Rd. on Thursday, October 22 from 2:00-8:00 p.m. where a scripture service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Services will begin in the Mortuary on Friday, October 23 at 9:30 a.m. followed by a funeral mass at St. Patrick of Heatherdowns Church at 10:00 a.m. Committal services will follow in Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to Fr. Brogan Memorial Fund at St. Patrick of Heatherdowns or to a charity of the donor’s choice .

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the doctors, nurses, and staff at The Toledo Hospital.

Please view and sign the on-line guest registry at:

Funeral Home

Coyle Funeral Home
1770 S Reynolds Rd Toledo, OH 43614
(419) 865-1295

Published in Toledo Blade on Oct. 20, 2015

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