Joel Michael Schneider
Joel Michael Schneider of Melbourne, Florida passed away on Thursday, December 14th, 2022.
He is survived by his adoring wife, Renee Schneider, his three children, Barry and wife Sandra, Mark, and Carol Orsak; seven grandchildren, Meghan Zimman, Naomi Brubaker, Rachel Schneider, Sarah Orsak, Rebecca Green, Jordan Orsak, and Brandon Schneider; and five great-grandchildren.
Born in Brooklyn, New York on July 3rd, 1930, and raised in Washington, New Jersey, Joel later graduated from Lafayette College with a degree in business and served his country proudly during the Korean War, a true patriot. He had a career in his family wood-working business and raised his family in Easton, Pennsylvania. Joel will be remembered for his love of golf and the Orlando Magic basketball team, dancing and singing to Frank Sinatra, playing poker and bridge, and the joy that he brought to friends and family with his infectious smile. Joel and Renee would have been celebrating 65 beautiful years of marriage on December 29th of this year. His family is blessed to have had many joyous memories with Joel, and he will be greatly missed.
In lieu of flowers, Joel’s family asks that donations be made to St. Jude’s Children’s hospital, a cause that was dear to his heart, or an organization of your choice.