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Denise L.  Schneider  

Denise L. Schneider

May 2, 1956-February 23, 2016

Denise L. Schneider passed away at her home in Newark, DE on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at age 59, when her battle with brain cancer ended. Denise was born in Bradford, PA and was the daughter of the late Charles J. and Patricia Kopp Schneider, also of Bradford.

She received her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Master’s degree in Marketing from Indiana University and was last employed as a financial analyst in the Payroll, Records Management and HRIS Department at the University of Delaware when she retired after 22 years of service.

She is survived by her husband Robert Jessie of Newark, DE, together for 26 years, her sister Sara Schneider Harrison (Michael) of Gilbert, SC. And her sister Christine Schneider Clifford of Camden, SC, as well as her trusting dog Harley.

As many of you know, the three Schneider sisters were all born on the same day and celebrated their birthdays together each year doing what they liked best, eating and gambling. And no, they weren’t triplets.

She is also survived by her brothers-in-law Arthur Olsen (Patty) of Daytona Beach, FL, Gary Olsen (Darenda) of Franklin, TN, Stephen Scheer (Stephanie) of Cape May, NJ and sisters-in law Laurell Fleming of Newark, DE, Laura Barber (Phil) of Avalon, NJ, Sim Sulecki (Phil) of Winter Haven, FL and Mary “Kathy” Clark (Engelbert) of Elkton, MD, as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Denise also wanted to let all her wonderful and generous family and friends know how much she appreciated them standing by her and helping with rides, outings and “venting”. She couldn’t have done it without all of you.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday afternoon, February 27, 2016 at 2:00 pm at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where friends may visit from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm. Additional and final services will be held in her hometown of Bradford, PA at a later date.

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  1. Art and Pat Olsen, February 24, 2016

    We are so very sorry to hear of Denise’s passing.She was always so sweet and full of life.She certainly waged a very long and hard-fought battle.Our thoughts and prayers go out to Bob, her sisters, and all of her family and friends. May she rest in a well- deserved peace.

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  2. Terri Godding Spittler, February 24, 2016

    Growing up with Denise was always so much fun and even through out the years the fun still remained. My thoughts and prayers are with Bob and Sarah and Christine. ..she fought a hard battle …may you have peace and comfort.

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  3. Betty Fink, February 24, 2016

    She was the greatest friend to niece and to our family she will be missed by all Even when she was not doing good she came to our family when with love love you Denise no more pain

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  4. Kathleen Clifford Sekula, February 25, 2016

    My thoughts and prayers are with all of Denise’s family and friends. I know how hard she fought over the past four years and how much everyone cared for her. I always enjoyed hearing from Denise and she had such a wonderful outlook on life. And what wonderful sisters the three of you are. It always made me feel so happy for all of you when I would hear of your escapades over these past four years.

    My love to everyone! I will not be able to be there on Saturday but will be sending good thoughts.
    Love,
    Kathleen

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  5. Angie and Scott Lentz, February 25, 2016

    Our family loves Denise and will miss her terribly! I always remember her beautiful smile and how she always was interested in what I was doing and how TN life was going for our family. Nothing really seemed to get her down, and she had such a sweet way of making you feel so comfortable in her home. And made the most yummy treats each year at the famous Jesse Memorial Day Party! Denise loved my sweet uncle Bobby with all her heart and we couldn’t have asked for a better Aunt! Love you always, beautiful Denise!

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  6. Jennifer Olsen, February 25, 2016

    Uncle Bob my heart aches for you. I love you very very much. I’m praying that God will comfort you in this difficult season of your life. Aunt Denise will surely be missed by all who got the privelage to know her. She was a beautiful person!, the life of the party!, and a wonderful baker! 😉 To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. Athough she will be missed, how encouraging it is to know that we will have much more time with Denise in eternity, than we ever had with her here on this earth.

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  7. Natalie Knapp, February 25, 2016

    I’m so sorry to hear of Denise’s transition. What a wonderful woman she was, with the sweetest disposition, a smile that lit the room, a laugh that was contagious, and a pure heart of gold. It is in the essence of life that we are to make memories that last through death. Denise will live on in the hearts of those that love her. Extending deep and heartfelt sympathy during this season of sorrow, to Denise’s family, friends, and most importantly to you Bobby. HUGS! <3

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  8. Patti McGuire Droney, February 25, 2016

    I had gone to high school with Denise in Bradford. She had been a good friend but after high school we lost track of each other. I was shocked and saddened when I read of her death today. I am so very sorry for your loss. Patti

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  9. John Pierce, February 25, 2016

    So sorry to hear about Denise. Had not seen her since high school days. Knew her since grade school.
    John Pierce

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  10. Toni Riesgo, February 26, 2016

    Bob and family ,

    My deep condolences for the lost .

    Toni

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  11. Robin Ballard Isaacson, February 26, 2016

    Denise was one of our buddies in high school. She was so bright and thoughtful. We had a very competitive environment and Denise did not mind quietly smoking us in math or any other subject.

    Your family and friends are in our prayers. I’m sure she will be missed.

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  12. D. Harris, February 26, 2016

    Dear Family,
    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your dear loved one and send you my sincere condolences. May you find comfort from God’s word at Revelation 21:3,4 and John 5:28,29. Heartfelt prayers are with you and your family.

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  13. Randy, Jeanette & Will O'Rourke, February 26, 2016

    We are so sorry to hear of Denise’s passing. Our prayers are with you! We always enjoyed seeing her when she would come and get apples from the tree in the back yard for applesauce. We will think of her often as we do your dad.

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  14. Phil and Judy Bickel, February 29, 2016

    Many years have gone by but we remember Denise with loving thoughts. Her family lived next door to us for many years and Denise and my sister, Sally were best friends. We know she is rejoicing in Heaven with her parents and other loved ones. May God provide His Perfect Peace to the family and loved ones left behind. Soon and very soon we shall see you, Denise!! You fought a difficult battle here on earth, no more suffering. You are missed and will be missed here on earth!!

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