SILVER CREEK: Thomas H. Schulenberg, 66, of Silver Creek, died Tuesday, June 19th, at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, following a lengthy illness. He was born in Dunkirk, on July 14, 1945, the son of Rita (Dillenkofer) Schulenberg, of Port Orange, FL and the late Frank Schulenberg.
He served in the U.S. Navy and worked as a Police Sergeant and as Acting Police Chief for the former Town of Hanover Police Department, retiring in 1985. Mr. Schulenberg was a member of the NYS Police Chief’s Association, member of the NY Police Chief’s Benevolent Association and a life member of Samuel Cimino VFW Post #6472, Silver Creek. He enjoyed building model ships and was an avid boater.
Surviving besides his mother are his wife Barbara (White) Cloud Schulenberg, of Silver Creek, whom he married in 1977, a daughter, Paula (Jeff) Green, of St. Petersburg, FL, a son, Jim (Tracy) Schulenberg, of Fredonia, two step sons Doug Cloud, of Lackawanna, Andy Cloud, of Atlanta, GA and a step daughter, Lorrie Cloud, of Silver Creek. Also surviving are 5 grandchildren and several nieces & nephews.
There will be no visitation observed. Memorial Services will be held from Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville, Monday morning, June 25th, at 11 o’clock, with Rev. Michael Stitzel of the Forestville Baptist Church and Rev. Drew Stewart, officiating.
The family suggests memorial donations may be made to the Forestville Baptist Church, PO Box 67, Forestville, NY 14062 or to the American Heart Association, 20 Northpointe, Suite 130 Amherst, NY 14228. To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.