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Derek James Schiller Dec 27, 1984 - Feb 05, 2020

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Derek James Schiller, age 35, passed away unexpectedly on February 5, 2020. 


Derek was raised in Chester Heights, PA. He earned his bachlor’s degree in Economics at the University of Virginia and went on to earn his doctorate in physical therapy at Temple University. He was employed by Novacare Rehabilitation and At Home Rehabilitation in Northeastern Philadelphia. Derek was a sports enthusiast who enjoyed participating and watching all types of sports. He also enjoyed working out and playing basketball.


SURVIVORS: Parents: James and Denise (Flynn) Schiller; Longtime Girlfriend: Cristen Ruttenberg; Twin sons: Mackson Lee and Teegan James; and brother: Dalton Charles Schiller


VISITATION:  Friday from 5-7:00pm at Nolan-Fidale Funeral Home Ltd., 5980 Chichester Ave., Aston, PA and Saturday from 9:30 - 10:15 AM at St. Thomas The Apostle Church, 430 Valleybrook Road, Glen Mills, PA. Funeral Mass: Saturday at 10:30 am at St. Thomas The Apostle Church. BURIAL:  St. Thomas The Apostle Cemetery, Glen Mills. Condolences:


Service Location

St. Thomas The Apostle Church

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Begins: Feb 15, 2020 10:30am - 12:00am

430 Valleybrook Road

Glen Mills, PA 19342

Cemetery Location

St. Thomas The Apostle Cemetery

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Feb 15, 2020 11:45am - 12:00am

430 Valleybrook Road

Glen Mills, PA 19342


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The Dunlaps says:

Submitted on: Feb 10, 2020

We are totally devastated about Derek. He was a incredible young man. He will always have a special place in our hearts. Our thoughts and prayers to the Denise, Jim and Dalton and to Cristen and Mackson and Teegan.

Emily Fister says:

Submitted on: Feb 10, 2020

Jim, my deepest sympathy to you, your wife and family on the passing of your son, Derek. May God watch over you and your family...sending prayers. Much love, Emily