Fred Schiess

fred schiess

November 26, 1928 ~ June 2, 2019

Schiess, Fred of Leonia, age 90 on Sunday June 2, 2019. Beloved husband of the late Jeanne (nee: Fritz); Devoted father of Robert (Mary), Kenneth, Donald (Tracey), and the late Dennis (Janet); Adored and cherished grandfather of Michael, Stephen, Cindi McLean, Brian, and Kimberly; Dearest great-grandfather of Maya, Rachael, Cam, Michael, Heaven Rose, Joshua, Elijah, and Isaiah; Dear brother of Eleanor Nobile, the late Dorothy Korn, and the late Frank Schiess. Fred was a proud member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters Local Union 6 where he worked as a Millwright for 46 years. He retired in 1993 and enjoyed the golden years for 26 years.

The family will receive their friends on Wednesday from 4-8 PM at the Frank A. Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home 327 Main Street “opposite the Fort Lee Library”. The funeral will be on Thursday and leave at 10:30 AM for the celebration of his funeral mass in St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church in Leonia at 11 AM. For condolences, directions, or information or call (201) 944-0100.


Funeral Mass: June 6, 2019 11:00 am - 11:45 am

St Johns the Evangelist RC Church
Broad Avenue and Harrison Street
Leonia, NJ 07605

Visitation: June 5, 2019 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Frank Patti And Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Directors
327 Main Street
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

Private Cremation: June 6, 2019 12:45 pm - 1:30 pm

Rosedale Crematory
408 Orange Road
Montclair, NJ 07042

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  1. Fred was a wonderful father-in-law, (when I was married to Ken), and an awsome grandpa to our son, Brian. Rest in peace, and help Jeanne with her crossword puzzles.

  2. Dear Tina and Brian,

    Our deepest condolences go out to you.

    May God watch over you, and bless the family.

    John and Carole Cardiello

  3. Ken,

    Our deepest condolences go out to you during this difficult time.

    May God be with you and guide you.

    Hang in there.

    Again, may God bless you, and watch over you.

    John and Carole Cardiello

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