June Alice (Kruse) Schneiderhan of Falmouth died January 13 at JML Care Center at the age of 98. A former resident of Sandwich, she also leaves family there.
She was born in North Quincy.
She married Robert J. Schneiderhan, who had been her high school sweetheart, in 1941. They moved to Hingham in 1947 and raised their five children there. Ms. Schneiderhan was active for many years in the Catholic Women’s Guild Club at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Hingham.
The Schneiderhans retired to Spartanburg, South Carolina, in 1991, where she became a volunteer at the Total Ministries Organization and also was a member of her neighborhood ladies club. The couple then moved to Sandwich in 2006; Mr. Schneiderhan died the following year.
During her time at JML Care Center Ms. Schneiderhan was known for her piano playing, an activity that brought joy to residents, staff and others who heard her play.
She leaves two daughters, Marcia A. Lewis and Cheryl Sullivan, both of Sandwich; two sons, Richard Schneiderhan of Chesnee, South Carolina, and Ronald Schneiderhan of Weymouth; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and extended family.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her son Robert J. Schneiderhan Jr. and also by a grandson.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be said on Thursday, February 11, at 11 AM at Corpus Christi Church, 324 Quaker Meetinghouse Road in East Sandwich.
Burial will be private.
A celebration of her life is planned for a date to be determined in the summer or fall.