Obituary: Alfred Schneider

Obituary: Alfred Schneider

Alfred Schneider died Aug. 20, 2020.

Alfred Schneider, age 93, died Aug. 20, 2020. It was the same date as his 70th wedding anniversary with his wife Tosia.

Born in Romania, Alfred survived the Holocaust and later lectured extensively on the topic. Alfred received his bachelor of chemical engineering from The Cooper Union in 1951 and his doctorate from Polytechnic Institute of New York University in 1958. He was involved in the peaceful use of nuclear energy for medical and energy production fields, working at Argonne National Labs and Allied-Gulf.

Alfred was a highly decorated professor at MIT and Georgia Tech, and held many patents for his work.

He is survived by his wife Tosia; sons James, George and David; and five grandchildren: Isabel, Benjamin, Zachariah, Lilly and Samuel.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Alfred may be made to The Breman Museum or Yad Vashem. A graveside service was held at Crest Lawn Memorial Park Aug. 21. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.

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