Carl Joseph Scheiner

Feb. 19, 1920 – July 31, 2014

Cremation had taken place and no services are planned for Carl Joseph Scheiner of Shell. Carl, 94, died July 31 at Bonnie Bluejacket Memorial Nursing Home.

He was born Feb. 19, 1920, in Berlin, Germany, the son of Rudolf Franz and Elizabeth Reichelt Scheiner. He received his elementary and high school education in New York City and his college education at Columbia University.

Carl married Jane Crawford in 1951 in Schenectady, N.Y.

Carl worked for many years as an engineer for General Electric. He was an avid reader and an avid model railroader. He enjoyed gardening, camping, hiking in the Adirondack Mountains, traveling with family to national parks out west, and telling stories.

He was a member of the National Railroad Historical Society and the Bridgeline Historical Society.

His parents, his wife Jane in 2004 and a brother in 1940 preceded Carl in death.

He is survived by his son Paul Scheiner of Maynard, Mass; his daughter and son-in-law, Eric and Mary Scheiner Krom of Shell; five grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.