Bartholomew W. “Bart” Schrode Jr.

SALEM – Bartholomew W. “Bart” Schrode Jr., 81, died Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 at his home. He was born Nov. 19, 1938 in Glen Campbell, Pa., son of the late Bartholomew W. Sr. and Lillian J. (Cessna) Schrode.

Bart served in the United States Air Force during Peace time, with four years active and four years in the Reserves. He had worked as a supervisor for A&P Tea Company and Freshmark in Salem, where he retired in 2000 after 40 years. Bart was a Mason in the Austintown Masonic Lodge.

Survivors include his wife, Karen L. (Heitz) Schrode whom he married Sept. 13, 1962; three sons, Keith (Kim) Schrode of Chardon, Bret (Tammy) Schrode of Washingtonville and Kharl (Tina) Schrode of Amsterdam; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Joan Morrison of Syracuse, N.Y.; two brothers, James Schrode of Arizona and Thomas Schrode of New Middletown.

Besides his parents, a son, Bartholomew W. Schrode III; and a brother, Dennis Schrode, also preceded him in death.

A private graveside service will be held at a later date. Burial will be at Grandview Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4500 Rockside Road, Suite 440, Independence, OH 44131; or Ohio Living Home Health and Hospice, 6715 Tippecanoe Rd., Canfield, OH 44406.

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Arrangements are being handled by Stark Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Salem.

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