Edward William Schonert, born April 9, 1935, died at home with his family near after a courageous battle against cancer Aug. 1, 2014, at the age of 79.
He was born and raised in San Francisco. He began working at Coen Company, which became his occupation into retirement, investing 45 years. He is survived by his wife Eliza Schonert, his children Daphne Butler, Melinda Hernandez, Zenda Fierro, Charlene Clavelli, Abbas Sumaya and Angel Luong; his older sister Ruth Wright; and 13 grandchildren.
“He was a loving husband and brother, and an amazing dad. He will be greatly missed.”
Evening Service will be held at Sneider & Sullivan & O’Connell’s Funeral Home in San Mateo 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8. The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9 at the same location. Burial Service will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Colma.