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October 11, 2013

Warren E. Schuman


Warren loved every aspect of his Windswept Farms, it became his favorite and most loved place to be. He could spend hours horseback riding, walking fields, tending to chores. It wasn’t really work because he loved it so much. He also held a large place in his heart for raising dogs, starting first with beagles, the springer spaniels, and eventually labs.

Warren was also involved in the community and many different organizations. He served as Oneonta’s Water Commissioner in the early 1970s. He was also a member of the Main Street Baptist Church in Oneonta.

Warren is survived by his wife of 50 years, Carole Schuman of Oneonta; his son, Eric Warren Schuman, and his wife Dawn, of Oneonta; his daughter, Dr. Catherine Carole Schuman of Arlington, Mass.; his two beautiful twin granddaughters, Sabonne and Simone Schuman of Oneonta; and many cousins.

Friends and family may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at the Bookhout Funeral Home, 357 Main St., Oneonta.

A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Phil Livermore, officiating. Immediately following the service at the funeral home, a ceremony to celebrate the man, the myth, and the legend will be held at his farm on Southside Drive, Oneonta.

In lieu of flowers, Warren’s family requests that charitable donations please be made in his memory to New York Sate Nature Conservancy, 195 New Karner Road, Suite 200, Albany, NY 12205.

To light a candle or to send an online condolence to the family, please visit the website

Arrangements are by the Bookhout Funeral Home, Oneonta.

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