Richard A. “Dick” Schnellinger, Jr.

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202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 7/5/2010 14:00:00

Willard OH 44890 7/6/2010 11:00:00

Richard A. “Dick” “Snelly” Schnellinger, Jr., age 63 of Willard, Ohio died unexpectedly on Thursday, July 01, 2010.
He was born October 4, 1946 in Norwalk to Richard and Rosella (Kramer) Schnellinger. He was a 1964 graduate of St. Paul High School, Norwalk.
Dick was a member of St. Francis Xavier Church, Willard; the Knights of Columbus; the Moose Lodge and the NRA. He was an active carver at the Woodcarvers Den in Bellevue. In 2008, he retired from RR Donnelley & Sons after almost 42 years.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodcarving, woodworking, spending time at Lake Erie, John Deere memorabilia, coffee at Cranberry Hills, Clady Deercamp and spending time with his five grandsons.
He is survived by his wife, Esther (Daniel) whom he married October 11, 1969; his daughters: Sherry Schnellinger and Rich Phillips of New Washington, Wendy and Kevin Garrett of Willard and Toni and Brian Feisthamel of Cuyahoga Falls; his grandsons: Nicholas and Nathaniel Garrett of Willard, Dylan, Logan and Lincoln Feisthamel of Cuyahoga Falls. Also surviving are his mother, Rosella Schnellinger of Norwalk; brothers and sister-in-laws: Carl and Carole Schnellinger of Norwalk, Frank and Barb Schnellinger of Norwalk; sister and brother-in-law: Pamala Schnellinger and John Wiedemann of Moreland Hills; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Gerald Daniel, Marvin and Helen Daniel and Nancy Daniel, all of Willard; and numerous nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Schnellinger, Sr.; his brother, Leo J. Schnellinger; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Carl and Emma Daniel and his brother-in-law, Virgil Daniel.
Visitation will be on Monday, July 5, 2010, from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM at the Secor Funeral Home, 202 W. Maple, Willard, Ohio 44890. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 6, 2010 at 11:00 AM at St. Francis Xavier Church, Willard, with Fr. Stanley Szybka, Fr. Melvin Verhoff and Fr. James Peiffer officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Francis Xavier Church/School, Willard or St. Joseph Catholic School, Cuyahoga Falls. Online condolences can be made at


Bob and Kathy Gospodarek - Jul 8, 2010

Esther and family,we’re sorry to hear about Dick’s passing. Please know that we are thinking and prayer for all of you.

Brian and Cara (Jonas) Siler - Jul 6, 2010

‘Perhaps they are not the stars, but rather openings in Heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.’
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. May God heal and keep you.

Dianne Rozak - Jul 5, 2010

Esther, I was so saddened to learn of your husband’s passing. My prayers are with you and your family. Stay strong and know that we are all praying for you.
Dianne Rozak and the volunteers at the Marblehead Lighthouse

Michele (Johnson) Mutter - Jul 4, 2010

Esther and Family! I am so sorry to hear about Dick’s death. I wish you lots of strength in your time of loss. Will keep all of you in my prayers.

Adam & Lisa Byers - Jul 3, 2010

Esther and Family,
We are sorry to hear about Snelly. It was an honor to have have known him from our times at Maplewood Cove. His wit and humor will be missed. Praying for you and your family.

Ken and Donna Hay - Jul 3, 2010

Esther and family, You have our sympathy in this difficult time. Rich was a great guy. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Jolynn Ware - Jul 3, 2010

Dear Esther and family,
So very sorry to hear about your loss. You will be in my prayers and thoughts.

Tracy Childers & kids - Jul 3, 2010

Esther and family, I’m so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Take care of your momma ya…

Hargus & Gracie Dials - Jul 2, 2010

Esther and family we are so deeply sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers

Donn Lidngton - Jul 2, 2010

Esther and family, I’m so sorry to hear of Rich’s passing. I always enjoyed our fishing talks and his sense of humor. He will surely be missed by all who knew him.

Rita and Dennis Will - Jul 2, 2010

Esther and family, We are so very sorry for your loss. That is a great picture of Snelly, smiling like he always did. A frind to all he knew. He will certainly be missed.
You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

John, Lauren and Kyle Clinton - Jul 2, 2010

Ester and Family,
We send you Love and Pray for your Peace. Please remember that you are surrounded by people who care deeply for you. Call on us, please, to help in any way possible. In His Love, The Clinton Family

Brian Shell - Jul 2, 2010

Esther and family .I am very sorry for your loss, Snelly will be missed very much .You and your family will be in my prayers

Tracey Cooper and family - Jul 2, 2010

Esther and family from my family to yours we are saddened to hear of your loss. Just know that god is with you guys and we will remember you in our prayers. Wendy you take care of momma