Jeffrey Scott Schroeder, 75, of Long Valley, NJ passed away on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 peacefully at home. Jeff was born on June 9, 1942 in Plainfield, NJ. He has lived in Long Valley for the past 30 years and was previously from North Plainfield, NJ. Jeff had a long successful career in the aerospace industry, prior to his retirement from BAE systems in Wayne NJ. He was a proud veteran and petty officer for the US Navy. He was a Sub-Mariner and served on the Robert E. Lee, among other submarines, during his 6 years in the Navy.
Jeff loved spending time with his family. He had a passion for antique cars. Jeff liked going to the beach, especially trips with his wife to Top Sail Island, North Carolina. He also enjoyed Happy Hour with his family.
Jeff is survived by his wife of 53 years, Judy Schroeder, his children, Lisa Schroeder and Jeffrey Schroeder, Jr., his grandson, Ryan Schroeder, his sister, Jane Griffith, and by many loving nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother, Edith M. Schroeder, his father, Stanley R. Schroeder and his sister, Nancy Scribner.
A Celebration of Jeff's Life will include a visitation on Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 12pm to 3pm followed by a 3pm funeral service at the William J. Leber Funeral Home, 15 Furnace Road (Corner of Rt. 206), Chester, NJ (908) 879-3090. Jeff's final interment will be held privately by the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association at https://donatenow.heart.org/?s_src=NAV or to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation at http://www.pulmonaryfibrosis.org/ways-to-give/donate-now