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Bartholomew "Bart" W. Schrode Jr.

November 19, 1938 ~ September 12, 2020 (age 81)


SALEM – Bartholomew W. “Bart” Schrode Jr., 81, died Saturday, September 12, 2020 at his home. He was born November 19, 1938 in Glen Campbell, PA, son of the late Bartholomew W. Sr. and Lillian J. (Cessna) Schrode.

Bart served in the United States Air Force during Peace time, with four years active and four years in the Reserves. He had worked as a supervisor for A&P Tea Company and Freshmark in Salem, where he retired in 2000 after 40 years. Bart was a Mason in the Austintown Masonic Lodge.

Survivors include his wife, Karen L. (Heitz) Schrode whom he married September 13, 1962; three sons, Keith (Kim) Schrode of Chardon, Bret (Tammy) Schrode of Washingtonville, and Kharl (Tina) Schrode of Amsterdam; ten grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; a sister, Joan Morrison of Syracuse, NY; two brothers, James Schrode of AZ and Thomas Schrode of New Middletown.

Besides his parents, a son, Bartholomew W. Schrode III and a brother, Dennis Schrode also preceded him in death.

A private graveside service will be held at a later date. Burial will be at Grandview Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4500 Rockside Road, Suite 440, Independence, OH 44131 or Ohio Living Home Health and Hospice, 6715 Tippecanoe Rd., Canfield, OH 44406.

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Private Graveside Service

Grandview Cemetery (Salem)
1399 Franklin Avenue
Salem, OH 44601


American Cancer Society
4500 Rockside Rd., Independence OH 44131

Akron Children's Mahoning Valley Attn: Foundation
6505 Market St., Building C, Boardman OH 44512

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