Gerald Schneider

obit_Schneider rgbGerald Schneider, 96, died April 1, 2014.

Raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., Mr. Schneider served his country in World War II and participated in the initial assault on Normandy. He moved his family to Tucson in 1964.

Mr. Schneider was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Eleanor. Survivors include his children, Steve (Merrill) Schneider of Tucson and Marty (Patty) Schneider; companion Eleanor Bova; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Graveside services were held in the Congregation Anshei Israel section of Evergreen Cemetery with Rabbi Robert Eisen officiating.