Stanley Schoenberger, 85, Warwick teacher, coach, USAF, served in Korean War

By on May 21, 2014

Stanley C. “Shenny” Schoenberger, 85, of Lititz, passed away at Hospice and Community Care in Mount Joy, Monday, May 12, 2014.

He was the husband of Judy C. Troutman Schoenberger, with whom he shared 62 years of marriage this past Nov. 21. They were married on the “Bride and Groom” TV show in New York City.

Born in Akron, he was the son of the late John and Gertrude Crowther Schoenberger.

Shenny was a 1947 graduate of Lititz High School, where he played football, basketball, and baseball, playing QB and HB on the 1945 undefeated football team. He then graduated from East Stroudsburg University, where he majored in Biology and Physical Education and participated in football and wrestling. He later attained his Master’s Degree from Temple University and did graduate studies at the Univ. of North Carolina, New Mexico Western Univ., and Penn State.

He was a US Air Force veteran, serving during the Korean War as a SSgt, and then receiving a commission in 1953, attaining the rank of First Lt.

Shenny returned from his service and taught from 1956 to 1985 at Warwick High School as a Biology teacher and was chairman of the Science Dept. He was the school football coach, being awarded Coach of the Year in 1962 by the Quarterback Club, and was the assistant wrestling coach as well. While teaching, and after his retirement, he had worked as a science consultant and photographer at Grant Heilman Photography.

He received the Lititz Citizenship Award in 1962 and was past president of the Warwick Alumni Assn.

In addition to his wife, Judy; he is survived by his sons: Dirk, married to Kathy of Lititz and Shaun married to Alida of Lititz; three grandchildren: Drew, Alison, and Wade; and two great-granddaughters: Nora and Reagan.

Shenny’s family would like to invite those who knew him to gather with them at the General Sutter Inn, 14 E. Main St., Lititz, PA on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 for a time of sharing and fellowship at 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in his memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

To send an online condolence, visit Arrangements entrusted to Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, Lititz.

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