Obituary of Daniel Schroder
Daniel Schroder 01/15/64-7/16/19 – Danny passed away peacefully with his family by his side after a short hospitalization.
Danny spent his life as a Driver working primarily for Red and Tan Bus lines, Oak Beverages and Boars Head. He also spent time working as a Bus Dispatcher for Red and Tan. Danny enjoyed Auto racing and attended many Nascar races, he also enjoyed going to the Orange County Speedway and Englishtown. Danny loved fishing and organized many weekend trips to Montauk. He loved anything with a motor starting with mini-bikes and eventually cars and pick-ups. He was a member of Brookside Game club for a long time and spent many memorable weekends at the camp over the years. Danny spent many years as a Firefighter / Driver for the Sparkill Fire department and volunteered his time with the South Orangetown Ambulance corps. Danny loved going to Scotland and spent many summers in Kirkcaldy as a boy and continued to visit as he got older, going as often as he could. He was particularly close to his grandparents.
Danny is survived by and will be greatly missed by his parents Walter and Jeannie, his brother Kurt, sister-in law Maureen, niece and goddaughter Hayley, and nephew Kurt. He is also survived by relatives in Germany and Scotland and will be greatly missed by his many friends.
Though his life was short and his passing hurts, know that Danny lived his life to the fullest and enjoyed every second, those who know him best have countless memories of good, and sometimes crazy times. They will also remember someone who was always there for you and could be counted on to help a friend in any way possible.
A gathering of remembrance will be held on August 3rd at the John M Perry post American Legion in Sparkill at 1pm. All are invited to attend to share some tears and some stories and eventually some laughs as we remember all the good times spent with Danny.