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Norman M. Schmelz

December 30, 1924 — October 9, 2015

Norman M. Schmelz, 90, of Bergenfield passed away on October 9, 2015. He was a retired Fireman for the NYC Fire Department, Ladder Co. 36. A Navy veteran of WW II and the Korean War he was a lifetime member of Bergenfield Memorial Post #6467 VFW and the Disabled American Veterans. Active in scouting for 25 years he had served as Cubmaster of Pack 180 and Scoutmaster of Troop 180 in Bergenfield. Devoted husband of Rose Schmelz (nee Spano). Beloved father of Norma Rose Elfers (John), Mark Schmelz, Lance Schmelz, the late Ronald Schmelz and Norman Schmelz (Carolyn). Loving grandfather of John Elfers, Andrea Elfers-Tider (Ben), Greg Elfers, Alexa-Rae (Alvin), Brooke and Paige Schmelz and great grandfather of Isaiah Tider. Dear brother of the late John, George, Angus and Stuart Schmelz. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Visiting on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington Ave. Bergenfield. All will gather at the funeral home on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 9 AM for the Funeral Mass at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, Bergenfield at 10 AM. Interment George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus.

Funeral Home: Riewerts Memorial Home 187 So. Washington Ave. Bergenfield, NJ US 07621

Previous Events

Monday, October 12, 2015
Riewerts Memorial Home

187 South Washington Ave.
Bergenfield, NJ 07621

from 2-4 and 7-9 PM

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
George Washington Memorial Park

234 Paramus Road
Paramus, NJ 07652

at 11:30 AM

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church

29 No. Washington Ave.
Bergenfield, NJ 07621

All will meet at the funeral home at 9 AM for the Funeral Mass at 10 AM

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