Obituary of Richard Kenneth Schreck
AIKEN, SC – Richard Kenneth Schreck, age 78, entered into rest January 9, 2021, at his residence.
Mr. Schreck was born January 10, 1942 in Jersey City, NJ to the late Charles E. Schreck Sr. and Shirley Walsh Schreck. He proudly and with honor served his country in the US Marine Corps. After serving in the military, Mr. Schreck went to work with The Equitable and then working his way up at Banker’s Trust where he retired as Vice President.
Mr. Schreck was a very active member of the Marine Corps League Detachment #939 where he served as Past Commandant and enjoyed participating in the Toys for Tots program for needy children. He was also a member of the VFW. He loved helping others and had a servant’s heart. He volunteered everywhere. Mr. Schreck had many achievements and awards for his service to others. He was a communicant of St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church and a member of the Knights of Columbus.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Schreck was preceded in death by his wife, Ann Schreck; and a brother, John Schreck.
Mr. Schreck is survived by two daughters, Elizabeth Schreck Cuoco, North Augusta, SC and Dawn Drummond-James, Milford, NJ; two granddaughters, Ann Marie Drummond-James and Madison Cuoco; and a brother, Charles Schreck.
Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Thursday, January 14, 2021 at George Funeral Home. A Prayer Service will be said at 6:15 p.m. at George Funeral Home, with visitation following until 8:00 p.m.
A Requiem Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 15, 2021 at St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, Fairfield St., with The Very Rev. Father Gregory Wilson as celebrant. Final prayers and commendation will follow in Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Marine Corps League Detachment #939.
The Historic George Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 211 Park Ave., SW, Aiken, SC 29801 (803.649.6234), has charge of arrangements.
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