Thelma M Schotter

May 24, 1928June 25, 2018

Thelma May (Hill) Schotter, 90, of East Stroudsburg, passed away, Monday, June 25, at the home of her daughter, Wendy Schotter Coulon, in North Carolina. She was the beloved wife of the predeceased, Fredrick C Schotter. Born on May 24, 1928, in Plymouth, England, she was the daughter of William Hill and Winifred (Williamson) Hill. She was a resident of East Stroudsburg for the last 20 years. Prior to this she lived in Staten Island, NY.. Thelma dedicated her life to making a home for her husband and nine children. She also devoted decades to Christian service through her involvement in various ministries of the Salvation Army. Of particular importance to her was her work with young women through Salvation Army youth ministries. She is survived by her sons. Edward Schotter of Carolina shores, NC., Roger Schotter of LaMirada, Ca., Kenneth Schotter of Pocono Lake, Jeffrey Schotter of Seattle, Wa, and Robert Schotter of Tobyhanna. She is predeceased by one son, William Schotter. Daughters, Carol Schotter of Carolina Shores, NC., Karen Schotter of Santa Fe, NM., and Wendy Schotter Coulon of Carolina Shores, NC.. 14 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and many nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by four brothers, Fredrick Hill, Ted Hill, Kenneth Hill and Bernard Hill.


  • Funeral Service Monday, July 2, 2018
  • Burial Monday, July 2, 2018

Thelma M Schotter

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Edwina Sams ( Hill

June 30, 2018

My aunt was a beautiful lady with a beautiful soul she would always stay with me when she visited England.She would always say do you mind if we visit Winchester where for many hours we would look for things that she could not get in the States. In her eighties she could walk faster and further than me, I will miss her visits her great strength and her great wisdom. I am so glad I knew her and her great Love of her family but most of all her great love of the Lord go in peace Lovely Lady.

Jackie Cartlidge (Hill)

June 29, 2018

I love my Aunty Alma and will sorely miss her. Despite living on separate continents we forged a tight bond over the years. We had many adventures together, both in the states and in England searching for 'good quality' English wool and the perfect cup of tea and scone. Aunty has been present in my life for many important events, weddings and too many funerals. She helped me through some of the toughest times, either in person or on the phone. If she was particularly worried, I would get a follow up from my dad, "Aunty Alma says.." When she and my dad would get together my favorite activity was the story telling of their childhood escapades in Ampfield, and later Chandlers Ford, Hampshire. Alma and her brothers were raised in the fold of the Salvation Army, that upbringing and her faith were so important to her. You are loved and will be missed.