Carl William Gscheidle

August 4, 1928May 13, 2018

Carl William Gscheidle passed away at his home peacefully on May 13 at the age of 89 and he will be missed greatly and remembered by his devoted wife and family. He was a proud alumnus of the LaGuardia High School of Music and Art and Cooper Union. A commercial artist by day, he was an organist, choral director, and American Guild of Organist member. He spent many years as organist and choral director for Our Savior Lutheran Church in Port Washington, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Plainview, the Lutheran Chorus of New York and Grace Lutheran Church.

He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years Helen, his children David, Ruth and husband Chris, Lois and husband Michael, and Ellen and husband Peter as well as five grandchildren Rachel, William, Kenneth, Aidan and Alexandra, his sister Ann, and many nieces and nephews. Service to be held May 19 at 10:00am at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Plainview, New York. Donations can be made to the Suffolk AGO Scholarship Fund c/o Janet Pinto, 7 Daremy Court, Melville, NY 11747, or the Good Shepherd Organ Fund.


  • Funeral Service Saturday, May 19, 2018

Carl William Gscheidle

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