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Howard M. Schulte
November 21, 1940 ~ December 8, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old
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Howard was born in Irvington, New Jersey in 1940. He spent his childhood in Newark, Miami Beach, Bradley Beach, and Edison, New Jersey. He raised his family in Westfield, New Jersey before moving to Cranford and then to Vero Beach, Florida.
He was a professor of Mathematics at Jersey City State College and held a second career as one of the few U.S. smoking pipe repair experts.He continued his smoking pipe repair business for many years after retiring from teaching.
After leaving New Jersey, Howard lived in Vero Beach, Florida for more than 20 years. He was an avid bowler, golfer and enjoyed spending time with friends and family. He was very proud of attaining the coveted hole in one. He was a bugle and trumpet player, beginning during his scouting years, where he rose to Eagle Scout. He was one of the world’s biggest Neil Diamond fans, exposing his family to hour after hour of his music on long car rides and family trips.
He leaves behind his two daughters, Amy Svec (J.C. Svec) and Lisa Schulte (Rick Goralnick) and two adored grandchildren, Dakota Svec and Matthew Goralnick.
His generosity, humor and signature gravelly voice will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, December 11 at 11:00AM at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery, 189 Gill Lane, Iselin, NJ 08830. Those attending will meet at the cemetery office at 10:45 AM.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in his memory may be donated to Toys for Tots, one of Howard’s favorite charities, or to a charity of your choice.