Warren William ‘Bill’ Schindler, 86, retired gentlemen’s social club founder

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Warren William "Bill" Schindler
Warren William “Bill” Schindler

Warren William “Bill” Schindler, of Wilmington, died peacefully in his sleep on Oct. 9, 2015, with his caring wife, Monica, by his side in the compassionate care of Lower Cape Fear Hospice. He was 86.

He was born on July 9, 1929, in Cranford, New Jersey, son of the late Clifford and Gladys Schindler. Bill was preceded in death by his brother, Clifford; son, William Warren Schindler; and stepson, Michael Miserendino.

Bill graduated from Cranford High School. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard and was employed by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. After retiring from Royal Insurance he moved from Charlotte to Wilmington in 1993.

Bill enjoyed living in Inland Greens-Cedar Ridge Community. He was a member of the Wilmington Senior Men’s Club. He founded ROMEO, which was a social club for retired gentlemen. Bill also looked forward to having his many family members visit from out of town, especially his grandchildren who fondly called him “Pop Pop.”

In addition to his loving wife of 33 years, he is survived by his stepchildren, Timothy Miserendino and his wife, Mary, of Pennsylvania, Catherine Gollhofer and her husband, Gary, of Texas, Mark Miserendino and his wife, Marnie, of Wisconsin, Patricia Olearczyk and her husband, Matt, of North Carolina and Christina Kramer and her husband, Marty, of South Carolina; fun grandchildren, William, Christopher, Megan, Erik, Avery, Lisa, Michael, Mia, Emma and Justin; and great-grandsons, Billy, Shawn and Justin.

A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, at Inland Greens Clubhouse.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Andrews Mortuary.

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