Joseph G. Schroeck

July 22, 1925 ‒ December 09, 2011

Marion, Ohio

Joseph Gerard Schroeck, age 86, of Marion passed away at his home on Friday, December 9, 2011. On July 22, 1925, Mr. Schroeck was born to the late Philip and Elizabeth (Winschel) Schroeck in Erie, Pa. He married Pauline J. Brown on July 2, 1948 who survives.

Joseph earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Gannon University in Erie, PA. Joseph proudly served our county for two and a half years in the 20th Air Force and one and half years in the South Pacific. He later retried, after 34 years of service, from The General Telephone Company of Ohio as an account. Mr. Schroeck also served the Marion community as an Accounting Instructor at Marion Technical College. In addition to being a proud member of St. Mary Church in Marion, Ohio, Mr. Schroeck was a member of the Knights of Columbus, AARP, Past President Civitan, Big Brothers, American Legion Post 584, and St. Vincent De Paul.

Surviving Mr. Schroeck, in death, include his wife Pauline J. (Brown) Schroeck, children Gerard Schroeck of Tucson, AZ., Edward (Carol) Schroeck of Ellsworth, MI., Barbara (David) Shine of Fostoria, OH., Sharon Hoover of Marion, OH., 10 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by one sister Mary Ann Schroeck.

Visitation will be held Monday, December 12, 2011 from 4PM until 7PM at Gunder/Hall & Folk Funeral Directors in Marion, OH. with Parish Prayer Services at 4 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, December 13, 2011, 10:30 AM at St. Mary Church, 251 North Main St, Marion, OH, with Fr. Michael Nimocks officiating. Following Mass will be a Veteran Services provided by Marion County United Veteran’s Council. A graveside service will be held in the Calvary Cemetery, Erie, PA. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Church, Marion General Hospice or the charity of the donor’s choice.

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  • How truly blessed we’ve been to have lived next door to Joe and Pauline. It’s been an honor and a privilege just to know you. To say we are neighbors doesn’t begin to say enough
    We love you and miss you, Joe

  • My thoughts are prayers are with your family. I know you are dearly loved and missed by all the lives you touched while here on earth. Heaven just got another angel.

  • Mrs Schroek and Family, Our prayer’s are with You at the Joe’s Passing He was a very kind and caring person! I like another always called him Mr. Schroek a true Gentleman! !

  • I had the pleasure to work for Joe at GTE. This was during the time of old school managers; always a gentleman. He spoke frequently of his family with such love and pride. My deepest sympathy.

  • Joe is the grandfather of Barbara’s and my children, Leslie, Aaron and Jennifer. Joe is a man that I deeply respect and admire. His entire life has been one exemplified by his faith, his integrity, his love of family, honesty and a sense of humor. To the very end he held fast to these beliefs. We love you Joe and thank you for all that you have given us and meant to us in our own lives. We will miss you.

  • Barb, Aaron, Leslie, Jenny and Families
    We are sorry to hear of your loss. May you find comfort in your fond memories.

  • Joe and I worked together in the mid 60’s at General Telephone Company of Ohio. Joe was a super guy who was always willing to take the time to explain Company accounting methods.

    My thoughts and prayers are with his family.

    Dan Boone

  • Aunt Pauline,
    We’re so sorry to hear of Uncle Joe’s passing. Our sympathy to you and the family – our prayers and thoughts are with you.

  • I had Joe as my accounting teacher at MTC years ago and I knew him from St. Mary Church.
    He was always very helpful in class as an instructor and as a person to know.
    God Bless you in your time of loss.

  • Aunt Pauline,
    Linda and I are sad to hear of the recent death of Uncle Joe. Although we have not gotten together over the years as often as we should have, I always felt a special bond with Uncle Joe because of our common “telephony”experiences. Our sincere thoughts and prayers are with you my cousins.

  • We had Joe as a fun loving friend and neighbor and card game playing buddy. He did many appreciated things for our organization here at Valley View Estates in Mission, TX
    We his old friends and neighbors here miss him very much. We wish you Pauline our sympathy and our prayers are with you.