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Richard "Dick" H. Schreiber

September 12, 1920 ~ March 6, 2017 (age 96)

Richard "Dick" Schreiber passed away at his home on March 6th, 2017 in Three Mile Bay, NY at the age of 96.

Dick is survived by his son Richard, daughter Karen and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by Helen his wife of 70 years.

Dick was born on September 12, 1920 in Johnstown, NY to Henry Schreiber and Helen Comfort. He graduated from Gloversville, NY in 1939. Dick began working for Western Union Telegraph Company in high school and continued his career at Western Union for 35 years. His last 25 years he served as manager for the Watertown office. When he retired in 1972, he and his wife began a furniture refurnishing and caning business in Three Mile Bay.

He was very involved in community activities; member of the Three Mile Bay United Methodist Church, board member and trustee of the Bay View housing and Lyme Free Library. During that time he also served as a substitute rural letter carrier covering Point Peninsula.

For 60 years he was a member of the Three Mile Bay Fire Department, 42 of those years he also served on the Ambulance Corp.

Calling hours are scheduled for Thursday, March 9th from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm at the Becker/Cleveland Funeral Home, Chaumont NY.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Ambulance Fund/Three Mile Bay Fire Department or Hospice of Jefferson County.

Church services and burial are to be scheduled in the spring, notification will be forth coming.

Arrangements are with the Becker-Cleveland Funeral Home, Chaumont, New York.

Online condolences may be made at

Charitable donations may be made to:

Three Mile Bay Volunteer Fire Department
8581 State Route 12e, Three Mile Bay NY 13693

Hospice of Jefferson County
1388 Gotham Street, Watertown NY 13601

 Service Information

March 9, 2017

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Becker Cleveland Funeral Home
12007 State Route 12 E
Chaumont, NY 13622

March 9, 2017

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Becker Cleveland Funeral Home
12007 State Route 12 E
Chaumont, NY 13622

Funeral Service
May 6, 2017

11:00 AM
Three Mile Bay Methodist Church
8580 NY-12E
Three Mile Bay, NY 13693

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