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Edward F. Schreiber

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, beginning at 9 a.m., for Edward F. Schreiber, who died unexpectedly at his Somerville home on Sunday, October 21st, following a brief illness, at 90 years.  His funeral will be conducted in the funeral home at 11 a.m., followed by interment in Massachusetts National VA Cemetery, Bourne, MA.  Born in Dedham, he was raised & educated in a section of Dedham, known as Germantown.  He lived in Germantown as a young man, later moving to Dorchester.  In 1968, the family moved to Somerville.  He began his Navy career on November 15, 1940 & served until June 24, 1946.  He is a Veteran of World War II.  He was stationed at Pearl Harbor at the time of the Japanese attack on December 7, 1941.  He escaped physical injury, though the emotional & psychological assaults, must have been overwhelming for all that witnessed this infamous day.  He is a member of the National Association of VFW.  Most of his working career was as a Truck Driver & after leaving that work, he went to work for Alliance Security as a Security Guard for 6 years, retiring in 2002 at 80 years of age.  Mr. Schreiber was the husband of the late, Barbara A. (Henderson), who died on April 17, 1987.  He is the Devoted father of, Anna T. Duffy of Somerville, with whom he made his home, Edward B. Schreiber of Florida, Cheryl A. Letterio & her husband, Thomas of North Carolina, Barbara A. Taillon & her husband, Arthur of Richmond, New Hampshire, Patricia A. Barson & her husband, Simon of England & the late, Joanne Schreiber.  He is the Beloved brother of Robert Schreiber of Florida & the late Frances Lucia.  He is also lovingly survived by his devoted Great-Grandson, Cole R. Duffy of Lynn, 14 Grandchildren & 18 other Great-Grandchildren.  Remembrances may be made to the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St., Boston, MA 02108.

Services

Visiting Hours

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 from 9 – 11 a.m.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 at 11 a.m. in the Funeral Home.

 Interment

Massachusetts National VA Cemetery, Bourne, MA.

Remembrances may be made to the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St., Boston, MA 02108.  

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  1. Patricia Barson
    Oct 24 2012

    I really wish I could have been there with all of you.

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