Obituary of Richard Warren Schonely
Richard W. Schonely, 87, of Norristown, PA passed away peacefully on Friday, February 12, 2021 with his daughters by his side due to complications from Covid-19.
He was born on July 27, 1933, the son of the late Walter and Juanita (Hoch) Schonely.
Dick was a lifelong resident of the Norristown area and was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church (formerly of Norristown). Dick had a long career as a Custodian for Upper Merion School District. He enjoyed sports and was an avid Temple University fan. He was always supportive of his children and grandchildren while they were playing sports.
Survivors include two daughters, Tracey Schonely and Tammy (the late Chad) Henrick, both of Norristown; son, Rich (& Peggy) Schonely of Jacksonville, FL; brother, Bill (& Dottie) Schonely of Portland, OR; sister in-law, Joanne Schonely; five grandchildren, Lindsey, Ashley, Chad Jr., Katherine and Eva (LouLou); and six great grandchildren, Chase, Charles, Aubree, Wesley, Troy and Tamra.
Along with his parents, Dick was preceded in death by his brother, James Schonely, and son in-law, Chad Henrick.
His Funeral Service will be held on Friday, February 19, 2021 at 11:00 AM at the Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home, 19 East Germantown Pike, East Norriton, PA 19401.
Relatives and friends are invited to the viewing on Friday morning from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the Funeral Home.
Interment will be private at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Arrangements by Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home, 19 East Germantown Pike, East Norriton, PA, (610) 277-1600.
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