Ronald F. Schneider, age 81, of Longwood, Florida passed away on Thursday, November 23, 2017. Ronald was born on January 6, 1936 in Sandusky, Ohio to parents Frank D. Schneider and Edith M. (Schutzie) Schneider.
Ron spent his childhood attending St. Mary's Catholic Church and school. Ron attended Detroit University & served in the Army at Fort Monmouth. Ron's next stop with his family was in Toledo working at WTOL. Ron went on to Directing at WOKR in Rochester and directed a local Romper Room & Mickey Mouse club show. He then moved his family to Cleveland and directed & produced the Ghoul Show, Horse Racing & the Jerry Lewis Telethon at WKBF. He was a Cub Master and Scout Master with the BSA. The family moved to Fort Wayne & Ron managed sales at WPTA. Ron and Marcia retired to Longwood, Florida.
He is survived by his son, Michael P. Schneider (daughter-in-law Reyna Thomas); son, Mark R. Schneider (daughter-in-law Veda Schneider); daughter, Anne M. Brezina; daughter, Karen Schneider; sister, Norma Ryan; granddaughter, Natalie; granddaughter, Crystal; grandson, Christofer; grandson, Hunter; grandson, Nicholas; grandson, Conner; granddaughter, Autumn; granddaughter, Cadence; great-grandson, Avery; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Edith Schneider, and his beloved wife, Marcia A. Schneider.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals, & Receptions, South Seminole Chapel, 335 E. SR 434, Longwood, FL 32750. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 10:00 am at Nativity Catholic Church, 3255 N Ronald Reagan Blvd, Longwood, FL 32750. Interment at Oaklawn Memorial Park to follow.
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