Obit: Edmund F. Schubert

Schubert died on Nov. 29 at the age of 77.

Courtesy of Legacy.com

Edmund F. Schubert Jr., 77, Greentown, Pa., passed away on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Blessed Sacrament R.C. Church, 1890 Washington Valley Rd., Martinsville, N.J. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Branchburg Funeral Home, 910 US Hwy. 202 South, Branchburg, N.J. 08876, www.BranchburgFuneralHome.com, (908) 526-7638.

Born in Staten Island, N.Y., Mr. Schubert was a resident of East Brunswick, N.J., and Bridgewater, N.J. before moving to Greentown 20 years ago. He received his bachelor's degree in economics from Wagner College in Staten Island, N.Y. Mr. Schubert served in the U.S. Navy Reserve. He worked for Atlantic Mutual Insurance Company for 30 years, retiring in 1993.

He worked in both the Wall Street, N.Y., and Madison, N.J., offices. Mr. Schubert loved cooking and was an avid reader. He also enjoyed traveling and taking cruises with his wife; they especially enjoyed visiting Destin, Fla. He always enjoyed the time spent with his grandchildren.

Mr. Schubert was preceded in death by his beloved parents, Edmund F. Sr. and Edna Droste Schubert. Surviving are her his beloved wife of 55 years, Shirley M. Piersen Schubert; his cherished daughters, Karen Lynch and husband, Brian, of Maplewood, N.J., and Kristie Reilly and husband, James, of Bridgewater, N.J.; his beloved sons, Gary Schubert and wife, Claudia, of Mt. Olive, N.J., and Gregory Schubert and wife, Julie, of Marietta, Ga.; his eight cherished grandchildren, Kirsten, Jason, William, Brigid, Chase, Liam, Declan, and Kyle; his dear sister, Carol Murphy of Milford, Conn.; his dear brother, Robert Schubert and wife, Joyce, of Florida, and many nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made in Edmund's memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital , 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, Tenn. 38105. 


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