Edward A. Schiller

May 5, 1928 - March 19, 2010
Edward A. Schiller

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Edward A. Schiller, of Willard, formerly of Milton, NY, died Friday, March 19, 2010 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter.

Edward was born May 5, 1928, in Dutchess County, New York, to the late Peter Joseph and Anna Bingert Schiller. He worked as a chemist for Texaco Petroleum for 40 years in Beacon, New York.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Marie DeLaire, and survived by his current wife, Cora Schiller. Also surviving are his six children, Nancy Anderson, Connie DeRisi, Jane Virgilio, Tom Schiller, Kathie Schiller, and Peter Schiller, twelve grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, one great great grandchild, and his cousins Carole and Fred Woods.

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  • March 28, 2010
    Alice K Czepiga says:
    I remember as a child when Janie and Skip first went together what a crush i had on you! Always so soft spoken and so sweet, and soooo handsome! We had alot of fun with the horses and picnics. And Cora was so sweet to the kids, we couldnt help but like her. You leave behind a lot of people that truly loved you. You were that type of person. The world has lost one of the nice ones....Farewell Ed...You will be missed.....

  • May 05, 2016
    Nancy Schiller Anderson says:
    Another year has passed, I hear it is supposed to get easier. I would like to know when. There are so many milestones this year, Zack is graduating into High School and possibly even Early College, you would be so proud. This year will be my 10th anniversary at work and time seems to go so fast but yet stay still. I love you more and more each day.

  • March 19, 2012
    Nancy Anderson says:
    Dad, There is not a day that goes by that I don't think about you. I miss you every day. I know that you are watching over us every day and keeping us safe. You are close to my heart each and every day. I have a necklace that has some of your cremations and I wear the necklace faithfully everyday so that you are always with me. Love you and miss you. I also have the angel that the nurses from hospice placed on your chest when you passed. That stays in my car to keep Zack and I safe everywhere we go.

  • March 25, 2010
    scott virgilio says:
    love you grandpa scott virgilio

  • March 25, 2010
    Dennis Rao says:
    Cora and Nancy: I am so sorry to hear about Ed. Since Texaco closed in Beacon and I got transfered to Shell in Houston, Texas I lost track of all the friends in NY. I did not know that you and Ed moved to North Carolina. Ed was such a good friend and having spent so many years working with him night after night at Texaco, well you know. Please accept my sincere condolences I feel like I just lost my brother.