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Financial advisor Richard Schornstein, Jr. dies at home

RICHARD SCHORNSTEIN, JR., a financial advisor, died peacefully at his home on October 3, 2021. He was 93.


A native New Orleanian, he was a successful businessman whose career spanned over seven decades. He loved building relationships with his clients locally and throughout the United States in his work as an  expert financial planner.

Schornstein was known by all for his intense curiosity, intellect, energy, determination and warmth. He rarely met a problem he couldn’t solve or a person he didn’t make a lasting impression on with his stories, shining eyes and wide smile.

Schornstein attended Washington and Lee University, served in the Louisiana National Guard, was Board President of Visiting Nurses Association and a life member of The Million Dollar Round Table for financial professionals.

He was preceded in death last year by his daughter, Wendy Good. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Florence Weiland Schornstein, his daughters Susan Haskell and Ellen Williams (David G. Williams) and five grandchildren,

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at Temple Sinai, 6227 St. Charles Avenue, at 11:00 a.m. Visitation will begin at 10:30 a.m. until the service. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Temple Sinai or a charity of your choice. To view and sign the guest book, please visit

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