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David J. Schulmerich
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • St. Peter's ALS Regional Center
    315 S. Manning Blvd.
    Albany, NY 12208
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Wounded Warrior Project
    PO Box 758517
    Topeka, KS 66675

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“We will always remember Mr. David as being a very kind hearted man, and He was pleasant to be around. He had a great sense of humor and enjoyed...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Lorri, Steve, Lauren, and Alayna McSwain - GA

“We have you all in our prayers, and hope you find peace knowing he is in a wonderful new home where he knows no pain, only joy. We know you will...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Mack & Kacy McClaine - Dupont, GA

“Uncle David, I will always remember you, you were my inspiration to enter the Police Department. I will always remember your sense of humor and the...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Pat Smith - Putnam Valley, NY

“Dave was a wonderful person and it was a pleasure to know him. Dave and Marilyn and Dan and I had many good times at the Bavarian Manor and the...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Anita Devine - Middleburgh, NY

“Dear Dad, I miss you so much!! You were my Best Friend. I feel so lost without you but, know you are in a better place with no more pain and...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Joanne Newsome - Middleburgh, NY

“Dear Uncle David, We love you and miss you. You will always be remembered as the kindest, most fun loving uncle. Love you! ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Kathy, Andrew, Katie, Paul - NY

“To My Daddy-I miss you so very much and I am so very proud of the long battle you fought . I thought this poem reminded me so much of our family. ...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Lillian Brunp - Middleburgh, NY

“Lillian and family- We offer our deepest sympathy and wish you all peace as your Dad's long courageous battle is over. May you find much comfort in...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Bill and Alicia Terry - Gilboa, NY

“Love you Papa <3 ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Julia - Middlleburgh, NY

“to the Family! Sorry to hear of David passing as he was a wonderful neighbor not only to me but to my dad! He enjoy walking down the street and...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: BONITA R MICKLE - Middleburgh, NM

“Words can not express the sadness we feel on the loss of a great friend. We will miss him dearly, but he will live on in our hearts and memories...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Victoria Lampoutis - Middleburgh, NY


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Middleburgh- David J. Schulmerich, 72, of Grove St., died Saturday, September 28, 2013 at the Samuel Stratton VA Medical Center in Albany after a courageous battle with ALS.

Born June 26, 1941 in Bronx, he was a son of Frederick and Lillian (Noonan) Schulmerich. He attended St. Barnabas Grammar School and was a 1959 graduate of Bedford Park Academy.

David was a veteran of the United States Army, proudly serving his country from 1963 until receiving an honorable discharge in 1965.

He retired in 1988 after many years of duty as a police officer with NYPD. He occupied his retirement as a bus driver at West Point.

In 1997, David and his family moved to Middleburgh from Highland Mills. He was a longtime member of 1013 Club of Rockland County. He became a communicant of Our Lady of the Valley in Middleburgh.

He was an avid Yankees fan and truly enjoyed life, most importantly his family.

David was predeceased by his sister, Katherine.

Survivors include his wife, Marilyn (Zach) Schulmerich, whom he married December 2, 1967; three children: Joanne (Marc) Newsome of Middleburgh, Lillian (John) Bruno of Middleburgh, and David (Ashton) Schulmerich of Louisville, KY; his brother: Frederick (Susan) Schulmerich of Goshen; four grandchildren: Emily and Julia Newsome, and Rebecca and John Bruno; one niece and two nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, October 2 , 2013at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church, Main St., Middleburgh with Father William Gorman as celebrant. Family and friends are also invited to a period of visitation to be held from 6 to 8 PM on Tuesday at Palmer & Shaylor Funeral Home, 134 River St., Middleburgh. Cremation will follow the mass and inurnment will be in Gerald B.H. Solomon National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter's ALS Regional Center, 315 S. Manning Blvd., Albany, NY 12208 or Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.