Jack Schinness Obituary, Death – Jack Lee Schinness, who was 86 years old and lived in Munson Township, Michigan, passed away in his home on January 10, 2023 after a long and happy life. Schinness was born in Cleveland, Ohio on January 15, 1936 to parents Warren and Lucille (nee: Wilson) Schinness. He tied the knot with Sandra Jane on October 11th, 1958. (nee: Hamley). They had been partners for 63 years. After retiring from a career in which he had spent many years as a Sales Engineer, he discovered his true calling working for Community Care Ambulance. Along the way as they traveled through the many counties in Northeast Ohio, he absolutely cherished getting to know new people.
Jack passed on his love of skiing to his children and grandchildren over the course of many years at Alpine Valley. Over the course of more than three decades, Jack served as a summer league coach for baseball and softball in Munson Township. He has spent his entire life in Munson Township, and in 2011, the Board of Trustees presented him with an award for being a Notable Resident of the township. He has always called Munson Township home. Both he and his wife Sandy were active participants in the activities and community of the St. Luke Episcopal Church. Together, they had a lot of fun participating in Civil War reenactments all over the region, and each of them was a member of Berney’s Division.
In recent years, he’s had a lot of fun driving around in his 1978 MGB while he was a member of the Emerald Necklace MG Register. He took immense pleasure in witnessing the expansion of his family through the generations, including his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. His children, Scott Schinness of Arizona, Kelly Weisenburger and her husband Eric of Norwalk, Ohio; Craig Schinness of Cleveland, Ohio, Todd Schinness and his wife Kathy of Concord Twp., Ohio, Sean Schinness and his wife Jeanette of Chardon, Ohio, Adam “O.J.” Schinness of Arizona, Ethan Schinness of Kenton, Ohio, and Cadie Forrester and her husband Rob of Chesterland, Ohio; grandchildren and great-grandchildren survive him His parents and his wife have gone before him in death.
At the Burr Funeral Home, which is located at 116 South Street, Chardon, Ohio 44024, the family will be present to greet visitors on Tuesday, January 17, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. St. Luke Episcopal Church is located at 11519 Wilson Mills Road in Chardon, and will be the location of the funeral service that will be held on Wednesday, January 18. The service will begin at 10:00 a.m. Immediately after that, the burial will take place at the Fowlers Mill Cemetery in Munson Township.