1953 – 2017
Abington – Mark F. Schumacher, 64, of Mashamoquet Rd, died Friday evening August 18, 2017 at home. He was the loving husband of Linda S. (Mihok) Schumacher. Born in Milford, CT, he was the son of John Schumacher, II and his wife Ruth of Essex and the late Evelyn (Trevelin) Reiss.
Mr. Schumacher worked for many years as a rural route mail carrier for the United States Postal service in Coventry, CT.
He was a member of the Faith Bible Evangelical Free Church in Woodstock.
He enjoyed gardening, singing, hiking, but, above all he cherished reading the Bible and praying for others. Mark was truly loved by everyone that he came in contact with.
Mark is survived by his wife; a son Jesse Philip Schumacher and his fiancé Holly Elaine Wyen of N. Grosvenordale; a daughter Bonnie Rose Schumacher and her fiancé David James Fortuna of East Haven; three brothers John W. Schumacher, III and his wife Janet Schmidtof Walpole, MA, Eric Schumacher of Old Lyme, and Don Schumacher of Ivoryton; a sister Paula Welter and her husband Curtis of Sarasota, FL; a grandson Philip James Schumacher; a niece Connie Criley and two nephews Jacob Lehning and Jeremy Lehning.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Celebration on Mark’s life on Saturday August 26, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., in the Faith Bible Evangelical Free Church, 587 Route 171, Woodstock, CT. Memorial donations in Mark’s name may be made to the above named church or to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson Disease Research, P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home and Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam. For memorial guestbook please visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.