Edwin Philip Schreier Jr., systems programmer

October 16, 2020

Edwin Philip Schreier Jr. (Ned), 83, of Edgewater, Md., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020.

Ned was born Dec. 2, 1936, in Washington, D.C., to the late Edwin Philip Schreier Sr. and Margaret Mary Brown Schreier. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a daughter, Colleen Marie Schreier in 2015, and two sisters, Margaret “Missy” Mooney and Thomasine B. Schreier.

He served in the U.S. Army in the Third U.S. Infantry Regiment, “The Old Guard,” and was a systems programmer in his professional career. He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church. He later joined the Coast Guard Auxiliary and enjoyed teaching boating safety. He loved sailing, boating and enjoyed making things. He was a happy man who loved his family.

He is survived by three children, Edwin Philip Schreier III of Centreville, Va., Edward Costello Schreier (Malia C.) of Berlin, Md., and Maureen Elaine Schreier of Newark. He also leaves behind one sister, Maryanne O’Donnell of Chevy Chase, Md.; as well as four grandchildren, and nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 19, at St. Ann Catholic Church, 691 Garfield Pkwy, Bethany Beach, where friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. for viewing and visitation. Interment will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 20, at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 13801 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, Md.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Association Inc., 1301 W. First St., Suite E1, Granite City, IL 62040-1802 or

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