Frederick E. Schilling, 80 of Lakewood passed away peacefully on Friday, November 27, 2020 at Monmouth Medical South, Lakewood. Fred was born and raised in Maplewood. He was a graduate of Columbia High School. After high school Fred enlisted in the United States Air Force and served during the Vietnam War. Upon serving in the USAF Fred began his 40-year career as an auto mechanic for Shrewsbury Motors. Fred was a licensed pilot, he loved the outdoors, was an avid runner, enjoyed mountain biking, and kayaking. Fred loved to solve problems. His children said, if he could, he would have re-engineered the world.
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Fred was predeceased by his parents Ernest and Elsie Schilling, and a sister Barbara Meyer. He is survived by his loving children, a son Steven Schilling and his wife Suzanne of Harrisonburg, VA and a daughter Stacey Rosone and her husband Steven of Charleston, SC. Fred was the cherished grandfather to Zachary, Alexandra, Tyler and Samantha.
Arrangements are under the care of Orender Family Home for Funerals, Manasquan. All services were private. Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society by going online to http://donate.cancer.org.. To send condolences to the family please visit www.orenderfamilyhome.com