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Celebrating the life of
Thomas Leahy Schendorf
Passed away on April 28, 2018
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Memorial Service
  • 2:00 p.m. - Thursday, May 03, 2018
  • Skidaway Island Presbyterian Church
  • 50 Diamond Causeway (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31411

  • 912-598-0151

Dear Janet, Lou and I send our deepest condolences. We were out of town and just learned of Tom's passing. He was a kind, warm gentleman and we are so sorry for your loss. Lou and Gerry Molella

Molella, Savannah, Georgia

It's never easy losing a loved one in death, but the Bible holds out a hope for all of us an it is found at Acts. 24:15. The resurrection is a definite promise an so many loved ones will be welcomed back. Please read that scripture an reflect on what that means for you.

Kay F, Savannah , Ga

Since death wasn't originally God's purpose for mankind it is very painful to deal with, but please read the wonderful hope that the Bible holds out for us all at Revelation 21:3&4,

Dorothy ., Dacula,

Dearest Devney, Michael and I share our deepest condolences to you and your family on the passing of your father. We hold you in our thoughts with love and sympathy. Danielle

Danielle Dupouy and Michael Foglesong, Pleasant Hill, CA

My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Shirley Bullinger , Savannah , Ga

Dear Jan and Family, I'm so sorry to hear of our loss. Try to focus on all of the good memories.

Renato Cellucci, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Dear Jan and Family, My condolences to you and the family. Wishing you and your family pease and comfort.

Hiroshi "Ted" Onishi, Tokyo, JAPAN

Dear Jan and Family, Tom was such an important part of the Coastal Empire Polio Survivors Association. We appreciated his enthusiasm and ideas to help the group. Tom's determination and work, along with the Rotary Club of Skidaway Island and the Balfour Company, afforded one of our members an accessible bathroom. We are so thankful he came our way, and his passing is a great loss for us. Wishing you and your family peace and comfort in the days to come.

Cheryl Brackin, President, Savannah, GA

I'm sorry for your loss. It is never easy to lose someone we love. The Bible gives a sure hope of a resurrection. The scripture found at Isaiah 25:8 tells us that one day soon God will put an end to death. Please visit jw.org for more comforting information on this subject

C Kelly, Sav, ga

Dear Jan, It was a wonderful time when we were neighbors in our little compound on Boston Post Road. It seems like yesterday that Julie and Courtney were waiting for the school bus. We are so sorry for your loss. Tom will be in our prayers. With love, Carol and Ron

Carol and Ron Gwozdz, Hyannis Port, MA

I'm sorry for your loss. It is never easy to lose someone we love. The Bible gives a sure hope of a resurrection. The scripture found at Isaiah 25:8 tells us that one day soon God will put an end to death. Please visit jw.org for more comforting information on this subject.

Kelly, Pooler, Ga

My condolences to the family. May you find comfort in the scripture at Revelation 21:4 and the website jw. org.

Niecy, Savannah, GA

Thomas Leahy Schendorf, 79, passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018 at his residence.

He was born in Evanston, Ill. son of Howard and Vera Leahy Schendorf.  Tom was a 1961 graduate of Northwestern University and attended the University of Chicago Business School.

He married Janet Heise in 1975 and they lived in Lake Bluff, Ill and Weston, Mass. before retiring in Savannah, Ga.

Tom spent his career in marketing and sales for technology companies such as IBM, Control Data and Data Architects/Logica.  He spent the latter part of his career selling software to the largest banks in the world often spending time in Asia.

Tom was an active member of the community throughout his life, participating in boards and organizations such as the Weston Finance Board, Minutemen High School District Board, SCORE Savannah, Savannah Rotary Club and the Coastal Empire Polio Survivors Association (CEPSA).  He was an avid golfer.

Surviving are his wife of 43 years, Janet Heise Schendorf of Savannah; children, Devney Schendorf (Deb) of Pleasant Hill, Calif., Ellen Haviland (Tim) of Del Mar, Calif; David Schendorf of San Diego, Courtney Schacht (Kent) and grandchildren, Tyler, Riley and Hudson Schacht of Garrison, N.Y.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 3, 2018 at Skidaway Island Presbyterian Church, 50 Diamond Causeway on Skidaway Island with a reception following in Liston Hall at the church.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4849 Paulsen St., #102, Savannah, GA 31405 or www.cancer.org

 

 

 

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Dear Janet, Lou and I send our deepest condolences. We were out of town and just learned of Tom's passing. He was a kind, warm gentleman and we are so sorry for your loss. Lou and Gerry Molella

Molella, Savannah, Georgia

It's never easy losing a loved one in death, but the Bible holds out a hope for all of us an it is found at Acts. 24:15. The resurrection is a definite promise an so many loved ones will be welcomed back. Please read that scripture an reflect on what that means for you.

Kay F, Savannah , Ga

Since death wasn't originally God's purpose for mankind it is very painful to deal with, but please read the wonderful hope that the Bible holds out for us all at Revelation 21:3&4,

Dorothy ., Dacula,

Dearest Devney, Michael and I share our deepest condolences to you and your family on the passing of your father. We hold you in our thoughts with love and sympathy. Danielle

Danielle Dupouy and Michael Foglesong, Pleasant Hill, CA

Candle tribute lit by Debbie — California

Candle tribute lit by Bob Stanley — Oregon

My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Shirley Bullinger , Savannah , Ga

Candle tribute lit by Bruce Sayre — New Hampshire

Dear Jan and Family, I'm so sorry to hear of our loss. Try to focus on all of the good memories.

Renato Cellucci, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Dear Jan and Family, My condolences to you and the family. Wishing you and your family pease and comfort.

Hiroshi "Ted" Onishi, Tokyo, JAPAN

Dear Jan and Family, Tom was such an important part of the Coastal Empire Polio Survivors Association. We appreciated his enthusiasm and ideas to help the group. Tom's determination and work, along with the Rotary Club of Skidaway Island and the Balfour Company, afforded one of our members an accessible bathroom. We are so thankful he came our way, and his passing is a great loss for us. Wishing you and your family peace and comfort in the days to come.

Cheryl Brackin, President, Savannah, GA

Candle tribute lit by Dick Murray — Massachusetts

I'm sorry for your loss. It is never easy to lose someone we love. The Bible gives a sure hope of a resurrection. The scripture found at Isaiah 25:8 tells us that one day soon God will put an end to death. Please visit jw.org for more comforting information on this subject

C Kelly, Sav, ga

Dear Jan, It was a wonderful time when we were neighbors in our little compound on Boston Post Road. It seems like yesterday that Julie and Courtney were waiting for the school bus. We are so sorry for your loss. Tom will be in our prayers. With love, Carol and Ron

Carol and Ron Gwozdz, Hyannis Port, MA

I'm sorry for your loss. It is never easy to lose someone we love. The Bible gives a sure hope of a resurrection. The scripture found at Isaiah 25:8 tells us that one day soon God will put an end to death. Please visit jw.org for more comforting information on this subject.

Kelly, Pooler, Ga

My condolences to the family. May you find comfort in the scripture at Revelation 21:4 and the website jw. org.

Niecy, Savannah, GA


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