Michael J. Tiedemann


Michael J. Tiedemann of Warwick, NY passed away on November 4, 2021 at Schervier Pavilion after a long illness. He was 87 years old.


Born in Jersey City, NJ on August 31, 1934, he was the son of John and Julia (Melvin) Tiedemann.


Michael built and ran a painting company with his father and they painted a number of churches in NYC. He became a Plant Engineer for Verla in Newburgh, NY. Michael worked on the Twin Towers in NYC. Locally, he built the Castle in Greenwood Lake. After he retired at the age of 80, Michael enjoyed amateur photography and videography.


Michael was married to Ann Marie (nee Lloyd) who predeceased him in 2010.  Together they had four children who survive them: John Tiedemann and his wife Caryl Ann of Milford, PA, Carol Pedro and her husband Verne of Little Egg Harbor, NJ, William Tiedemann and his wife Kathryn of Warwick, NY and Annmarie Guarino and her husband James of Manahawkin, NJ. Also surviving are his two grandchildren, Zoey and Michael; and two great-grandchildren, Michael J. and Kayla.


The family will receive friends for visitation on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Avenue, Warwick. 


In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation in Michael’s name to The S.E.L. Lupus Foundation, Inc.,  330 Seventh Avenue, Suite 1701, New York, NY 10001

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