Richard F. Schneller passed away February 5, 2013 at his home in Palm Desert, CA. He was 90 years old. Schneller was born in New York City, the son of Julius and Helen Efros Schneller. His only sibling, Marjorie, died in 2007. He spent his first 13 years in Plainfield, NJ. The family moved to Essex, CT in 1935 where his parents relocated The Verplex Company, manufacturers of lampshades.
Schneller served as Chairman of the Essex Democratic Town Committee, 1971-1978, was a member of the Essex Board of Finance, past member and chairman of the Regional District # 4 Board of Education.
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