Schneider, Thomas John, Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother passed away Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at his home. Age 65 years. Son of the late Alois and Phyllis (Corcoran) Schneider, Thomas was born July 17, 1949 in Saginaw, Michigan. He served in the Army National Guard. Thomas married Robyn D. Franz on October 19, 2002. She survives him. Thomas was a pattern maker at Saginaw Metal Castings for 38 years and president of I.A.M. Local Lodge 2839. He was a member of the Catholic Faith. Thomas enjoyed golfing, listening to music, riding his motorcycle, reading, was a sports enthusiast and especially being with people. Surviving besides his wife Robyn are four daughters and two sons, Sheila and Aaron Marcoe, Oregon; Melissa and Joseph Ramirez, Bay City; Amy Pavlovich, Grand Rapids; Joseph and Kim Schneider, Novi; Alexandra and Andrew Weadock, Rochester Hills; Augustus Cline, Saginaw; eight grandchildren, Taegen, Wyatt, Lyla, Mackenzie, Hailey, Jackson, James and William; three brothers and their spouses, George and Betty Jo Schneider, Midland; Robert Schneider, Saginaw; Edward and Sheila Schneider, Charlevoix; brothers-in-law, William J. Thomas, Saginaw; Joseph and Susan Franz, Bay City; Thomas and Gwen Franz, Georgia; many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Thomas was preceded in death by two sisters, Janet M. Thomas and Judith Ann Schneider, and a brother, Richard Schneider. Honoring Mr. Schneider’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 1035 N. River Road. Rev. Fr. Peter Gaspeny will officiate. There will be no visiting hours at the funeral home. Friends may call at Holy Spirit Catholic Church where the family will be present on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Arrangements entrusted to The Snow Funeral Home, Saginaw.