Samuel J. Schumm, age 70, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 surrounded by his family.
Born in Chester, PA, Samuel was the son of the late William and Martha (Hall) Schumm and was a graduate of Interboro High School. For over 20 years, he worked in the maintenance department of the DuPont Company, retiring in 2003. An avid golfer, he was a member of the DuPont Country Club. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Sandra Schumm and his brother, William Schumm, Jr.
Samuel will be dearly missed by his wife of 29 years, Julia “Judy” C. (Schell) Schumm; his son, Christopher (Lisa) of Prospect Park, PA; his daughter, Kimberly Schumm of New Jersey; his stepdaughter, Paula Testa of Wilmington, DE; and four grandchilden Samantha, Brandon, Colin and Dean. Also surviving are his brother, Karl Schumm (Karen) of Claymont, DE; his sister, Elizabeth Brown of Lester, PA; and many nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, October 5th at 10 AM at St. Matthew’s Church, 901 East Newport Pike, Newport where friends are invited to visitation after 9 AM. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Evergreen, c/o Christiana Care Healthcare Systems Visiting Nurse Assoc., 1 Reads Way, New Castle, DE 19720.