Schenk, Edward W., 97, of New Port Richey passed away October 3, 2013. Col. Schenk served in the U.S. Army during WW II and was a recipient of the Silver Star. He is survived by his five children, Donald, Douglas, Edward, Jr., Carolyn & Barbara; sister, Viola Picardi; 10 grandchildren & 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Wednesday, October 9th, from 1 – 3 PM at the funeral home. Service will follow at 3 PM. Donations at suggested to MOAA Suncoast Chapter Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 854, Port Richey, FL 34653. Inurnment will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.