Carl Schneider made the world a more beautiful place with the parks, gardens, playgrounds and marinas he designed. Born in Brooklyn, NY January 14, 1940, he passed peacefully away on November 3, 2021 in Punta Gorda, FL. He is survived by his brother William (Julia) Schneider, Marcia, his wife of 57 years, daughter Kirstin Schneider Sutton and grand daughter Nina Purkiss, as well as his daughter Tracy Schneider Fee, grand daughter Samantha Fee, and grandson Zachary Fee. Carl graduated from Syracuse University and the SUNY School of Forestry in Landscape Architecture.
Summers were spent sailing Lake Ontario, and winters skiing with his family. He enjoyed golf at the Onondaga Golf Club, and The Pompey Club in Syracuse, and Saint Andrews South in Punta Gorda Fl, becoming an enthusiastic tennis player in retirement. Always willing to accept challenges, he was a volunteer fireman for 20 years, and President of the Lafayette School Board for 4 years in Syracuse, NY. He served as President of the Cedar Village Board and President of the Emerald Point Board for 4 and ½ years in FL. His calm presence and his entertaining wit will be missed by his family and all who knew him.
His life will be celebrated 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, December 27, 2021 at the Emerald Pointe Yacht Club in Punta Gorda, FL and 11:00 AM, August 5, 2022 at DeWitt Community Church in Syracuse, NY.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to www.Parkinson.org, or the Emerald Pointe Tennis Club at 25188 Marion Avenue, Punta Gorda, FL 33950.
Friends may visit online to extend condolences to the family. Arrangements by Roberson Funeral Home and Crematory Punta Gorda Chapel.