Schumacher exec Puschel dies at 97
August 17, 2004,
NEW YORK — Walter Puschel, a longtime employee of F. Schumacher & Co., died on Aug. 13 in Vergennes, Vt.
From 1957 to 1971, Puschel served as president and later chairman of the board of F. Schumacher & Co., one of the oldest family-owned companies in America, a wholesale decorative fabric, wallpaper, furnishings, and carpet firm.
Surviving Puschel are a daughter, Suzanne Meskell of Eatonton, Ga., two sons, Philip of Sanibel, Fla., and Panton, Vt., and Gerald of Greenwich, Conn., five grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
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