Martin Alan Schneider of Atlanta passed away March 7, 2020. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., July 27, 1944, and grew up in Roslyn, N.Y. After attending Hofstra University and Queens College, Marty began his aviation career in the U.S. Air Force.
He was stationed in Selma, Ala., at Craig Air Force Base, where he was a trainer on the T-38. Upon discharge, he moved to Atlanta with the intent of flying for Delta Air Lines. He was hired by Delta in 1976 and remained with them as a pilot and instructor until his retirement as captain in 2004. He loved flying and continued on as a private pilot after his retirement.
Loved as husband, grandfather, father, son, brother, and friend, Marty was the quiet caretaker. He was preceded in death by his parents Marge and Aaron, and his brother Stuart. He leaves behind his wife of 50 years, Ann; daughters Christine Schneider and Jenny (Brad) Shoemaker; grandchildren Vivian and Jett, and Josie Miller; brother Brian (Donna) Schneider; sister Iris (Paul Feldman); and many nieces and nephews. He will be truly missed by all and by the many people that he called friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Paideia School, the Ashford Park School Education Foundation, or the Kittredge Magnet School Foundation.
Services were held March 11 at the chapel of Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care in Atlanta, Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999. Please sign online guestbook at www.edressler.com.