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Obituary for Walter C. Schubach

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.