Walter Schubach

Walter C. Schubach

Thursday January 9, 2020
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Walter C. Schubach, 74 of Fairfield and formerly of Nutley, passed away on Thursday January 9, 2020. Born in Newark, he was the son of the late Walter and Josephine (Sesso) Schubach. Mr. Schubach lived in Nutley before moving to Fairfield in 1991. Walter was a packer at Benjamin Moore Paints in Clifton before retiring and had previously been employed with General Motors Corp. in Clark. He also owned and operated Schubach’s Deli in Nutley for many years and was an Army National Guard Veteran.

Walter is survived by his beloved wife of 47 years, Rita (Shea) Schubach. He also leaves his brother, Richard Schubach and his wife, Carole, his step-sister, Jean Caruso, his sister-in-law, Marilyn Schubach and his dear nieces and nephews, Melinda Widner, Carla Hayes, Robert and Richard Schubach. He was predeceased by his twin brother, Robert Schubach and his step-brothers, Frank and Julius Geraci.

The funeral will be on Monday January 13, 2020 from the S.W. Brown & Son Funeral Home, 267 Centre St. Nutley at 8:15 am.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Thomas More Church, Fairfield at 10 am followed by the interment at Hollywood Memorial Park in Union.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the American Heart Association ( or the National Kidney Foundation ( would be preferred.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, January 12th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    Sunday, January 12th, 2020 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    S.W. Brown & Son Funeral Home
    267 Centre Street
    NUTLEY, NJ 07110
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  • Service

    Monday, January 13th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Monday, January 13th, 2020 10:00am
    St. Thomas More Church
    12 Hollywood Avenue
    FAIRFIELD, NJ 07004
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  • Interment

    Hollywood Memorial Park
    1500 Stuyvesant Avenue
    UNION, NJ 07083
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Private Condolence

Jennifer Cottone & Family

Posted at 12:13pm
To Rita, I am so sorry for your loss, You had so many good years together. I know its been rough on Walter the last few years but he always found a way to be uplifting when ever I saw him. My prayers are with you during these upcoming days.

To Richard, I am so sorry for the loss of your brother.

I decided in Celebration of his Everlasting Life... and due to the devastating fires To plant a tree in honor of Walter, that it will live on for many generations to come.
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Posted at 03:22pm
We will miss you Walter! Easter dinner will not be the same without you. May you rest in peace in God`s loving hands!
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Posted at 01:20pm
Dear Rita,
Walter was a wonderful person! One of the kindest people I ever knew! May he Rest In Peace!
Love you Rita!
Sharon and Richie

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