Thomas Schneider

SCHNEIDER, Thomas “Tom” Edward, 61, of Valley Grove passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Wheeling Hospital.

He was born on September 10, 1951, in Wheeling, the son of the late Carl S. and Dorothy O’Neill Schneider.

Tom retired from Bayer Corp. where he was a Tech A, former employee of Techseal Corp., a member of the Elm Avenue Solid Rock Assembly of God Church in Moundsville, a lifetime member of the Cave Club, and member of the Moundsville American Legion Post #3.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Linda Goldkuhl.

Surviving are his wife, Elaine Williams Schneider of Valley Grove; three children, Scott Thomas (Kelly) Schneider of McMechen, Stacey Marie Schneider and Gretchen Renae Schneider both of Wheeling; two step-children, Jacquelyn Nagy of Cranberry Township, PA and Jeff Thoms (Shannon Swiger) of Wheeling; one sister, Cathy Wright of Las Vegas, NV; a brother, Carl Jr. (Darla) Schneider of Wheeling; three nephews, Brent Stevenson and DJ Stevenson both of Las Vegas, NV, and Eric Schneider of Wheeling; niece, Deana (Doug) Contoi of Tucson, AZ; great-nephew, Mason Contoi also of Tucson, AZ; three step-grandchildren, Pahri Cullen and Paley Kendall both of McMechen, WV and Kylee Swiger of Wheeling.

A memorial gathering will be held on Friday, March 8, 2013, from 1 p.m. to the time of service at 2 p.m. at the CARE Chapel with Pastor Mike Bobbitt officiating.

Arrangements were entrusted to CARE Funeral & Cremation Service, 1500 Second St., Moundsville, WV.