August 29, 2021
Leo Schubert, age 103, of Staten Island, formerly of Whiting passed away August 29, 2021. Leo was one of eight children born in Stapleton on Staten Island September 25, 1917. In 1941 Leo enlisted in the Army at 25 years of age. As a Staff Sergeant, he found himself entrusted with supervising troops, sharing living quarters with prisoners of war from Japan and Germany, later making rank as Chief of the Message Center. Leo Married Margaret Emma Faire of Stapleton, Staten Island on February 26, 1949, sharing 59 years of marriage. He was a member of Stapleton’s Immaculate Conception Church where he served as Lector. Prior to becoming resident at Eger Nursing Home he was a volunteer there and served as Lector as well. His musical talent included playing the mandolin and chromatic. Leo was an avid fisherman and artist, hobbies he loved and passed onto his children. A Jeweler by trade Leo achieved great talent and went on to design for William Barthman Jewelers in Brooklyn, and eventually retired from Cartier in Manhattan. Among his clients were Imelda Marcos and Elizabeth Taylor. Leo was a man of great faith, praying the rosary daily and inspiring his family and all around him to the strength of God. Leo is preceded by his dear wife Honey, parents; brothers Alexander, Thomas, Jules, and Robert, sisters Sophia, Beatrice, and Theresa. Surviving are his sons John and Paul and daughter Maureen McCarthy and three grandchildren Erin Lynn, Laura, and Daniel. Visitation will be Monday 2-6 PM and Tuesday 9:30 to 10:30 AM at Carmona-Bolen Home For Funerals, 66 Lacey Rd. Whiting, NJ 08759. Mass will be Tuesday 10:45 AM at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton R.C. Church in Whiting, followed by the burial at the B.G.W.C.D. Veteran’s Cemetery in Wrightstown.
Leo Schubert, age 103, of Staten Island, formerly of Whiting passed away August 29, 2021. Leo was one of eight children born in Stapleton on Staten Island September 25, 1917. In 1941 Leo enlisted in the Army at 25 years of age. As a Staff Sergeant,... View Obituary & Service Information
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