Kathleen "Kath" (Purcell) Schindler passed away due to complications from COVID-19 on November 30, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick. She was 97. Mrs. Schindler was a graduate of Highland Park High School class of 1941 and The Scudder School in New York City. She was employed by the National Broadcasting Company and the United States Treasury Department. She later retired from Rutgers University. She was an active member of the Silver Knights for many years. She was predeceased by her parents Harry and Kathleen (Sheehan) Purcell in 1954. She was the wife of Francis E. "Bud" Schindler who died in 1994 after 48 years of marriage. Her son-in-law, Bruce Schechter, recently passed away on December 31, 2020. She is survived by her daughter Kay Schechter of Somerset and three grandchildren - Kristen France and her husband Preston of Clinton, Matthew Schechter of Montclair and Kaitlyn Schechter and her fiancée Claire Sweeney of Jersey City. She is also survived by her great-grandson Everett France. Mrs. Schindler was laid to rest on December 3, 2020 at St Peter's Cemetery in New Brunswick. Arrangements were by Selover Funeral Home, North Brunswick. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Community Food Bank of New Jersey (www.cfbnj.org) or to St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center (www.sthuberts.org).