85, of Bayonne, passed away on April 11, 2016 at Bayonne Medical Center. Born in Schenectady, NY to German immigrant parents, Schumann grew up in Sidney, NY and resided in Staten Island for many years, before moving to Bayonne in 2000. Gerald was a Korean War Veteran, serving as an active duty member of the United States Army from 1948 to 1952. He then served in the Army Reserve until 1963. Trained as a Special Forces Reserve Paratrooper, he made several international peace and friendship airborne jumps. He also served 20 years with the NY Guard and NY Guardsmen, Staten Island, being promoted to Honorary Colonel and receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006. Gerald was a lifelong member of the American Legion, Korean War Veterans, and was also a member of the VFW Joyce Herbert Post 226, Bayonne. Gerald is survived by his wife, Charlotte (nee: Guarine); his daughter, Ingrid Adams (Bob) of Seattle; his stepchildren, Anna, Dominic and Gina Restuccio; his step grandson, Joseph Brown; and his brother, Rolf Schumann. Funeral arrangements by BAYONNE MEMORIAL HOME, 854 Avenue C.

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