SCHUIT, Amelia "Milly" (nee Bakker) entered the presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, October 8, 2013. She was born on January 3, 1924 to Peter and Sadie Bakker in Midland Park, NJ and was a resident of Wyckoff for 65 years. Milly had attended Hawthorne Gospel Church for over 80 years, where she taught Sunday School, worked with Pioneer Girls and served in the church library. In addition to being a wife and mother, Milly also worked as the bookkeeper for Hawthorne Gospel Church and bookkeeper/secretary for Hawthorne Christian Academy. She was the beloved wife for 51 years of the late Richard R. Schuit and loving mother of Rick Schuit and wife Judy, Donna Robison, Priscilla Schuit, Deb Hoeckele and husband Steve, and Bob Schuit and wife Eve. Milly was a dear grandmother to Nancy Schuit, Karen Rizzo, Heather Robison, Kevin Schuit, Andrew Hoeckele and Scott Hoeckele. She also had 5 great grandchildren. Milly is survived by a brother Wilbert Bakker and was predeceased by 4 brothers and 4 sisters. Visiting will be held on Monday, October 14, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Vander Plaat Funeral Home, www.vpfh.com, 257 Godwin Avenue, Wyckoff, NJ 07481. A private interment will be held. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 1PM in the Chapel of Hawthorne Gospel Church, www.hgcusa.org, 2000 Route 208, Hawthorne, NJ 07506. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Hawthorne Gospel Church Sunday School Fund.
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