Edward Spencer Schano, 69, of Plantation, Florida passed away unexpectedly at his home on Monday, September 24, 2012.
Born in Buffalo New York on June 3, 1943 a son of Edward Arthur and Evelyn Madeline (Hackspacher) Schano.He was raised and educated in Ithaca, New York. Following high school, Eddie attended Cornell University which was interrupted by serving his county in the United States Army during the Vietnam War, stationed in Germany. Following his stint in the Army, Eddie returned and went on to receive his MBA from the University of Buffalo in 1970. In 1965, his mother, Evelyn Schano died and his father re-married Mary Schano, who survives him.
Formerly of Miami, Eddie moved to Plantation where he lived for the past 10 years. He was well respected in the aviation community, not only locally but world wide. In his spare time, Eddie enjoyed fishing, horses and was very much about the outdoors, nature and was interested in Astrology, following the stars and planets.
Survived by his beloved wife of 43 years, Marion (Gols) Schano, loving daughter, Nicole E. Schano and his grandson, Anthony Edward "Eddie" Avello, mother, Mary Schano, 14 siblings, Tom (Nancy) Perry, Eric (Sandi) Schano, Dave (Lori) Perry, Dick (Donna) Perry, Rainy (Bill) George, Debbie (Steve) Henry, Joe (Connie) Perry, Mary Anne (Jeff) Flowers, Bill (Janice) Perry, Bob (Bonnie) Perry, Margy (Steve) Wooley, Mike (JoAnn) Schano, Cathy Schano Lama and Andy (Linda) Schano. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
"Very fond memories of Ed and Marion dating back to the 1968 and 1969 when Ed and I served in the Army together. He was one of the smartest and hardest people I knew. Sorry to hear of his passing. My condolences to Marion and the rest of his family."
"I extend heartfelt sympathy to the Schano family and would also like to share something with you. Our Creator is also the God of all comfort and love. He did not intend for anyone to pass away that is why his Son gave this promise at John 5:28,29."