John F. ‘Jack’ Schultz
Age 88, passed away on 6/28/2020 at Maris Grove in Glen Mills, PA. He was born in Media, PA to the late Anthony and Sara (Jackson) Schultz. He enlisted in the US Navy in 1951 and served as an Aviation Machinist’s Mate at Oceana, VA NAS during the Korean Conflict. Having left high school to enlist, he was especially proud to have earned his GED while in the Navy. After discharge, he worked for many years for Walsh Ford in Media, Pa and then for Sun Oil Co in Marcus Hook, where he retired in 1993 as a First-Class Pipefitter.
He was a 32nd degree Mason and a 56-year member of Concord Lodge #625 where he served as Treasurer of the Temple Association and Trustee of the Lodge. As a longtime resident of Aston, Jack was a 50+ year member of Mt. Hope United Methodist Church, where he served in many capacities including driving the Sunday School buses in early years and ushering during services in later years. Additionally, he served on the Aston Twp. Civil Service Commission for six years. He was active in the Sun Valley Band and Chorale Association when his children were in school and announced for the band at football games for many years. He was a Retired Trustee O.C.A.W Union 8-901, and an active member of the Sun Company Honor Club Board of Directors. He was a Lifetime Member of the America Legion having served as Past Commander Post 93 and Past Deputy District Commander of the 8th District of Pennsylvania. Since moving to Maris Grove, he was an active member in the community, where he was a member of the Maris Grove Veterans Club.
Jack loved his faith, his family, his country and the Eagles. He was a man who enjoyed people and wanted to hear their stories. We will miss his warm smile and easy way of relating to anyone he met.
Survivors: Wife of 67 years, Muriel E. (Thomas) Schultz; children: Deborah (Mark) Bucci and Steven (Diane) Schultz; grandchildren: Jason Bucci (Rebecca), Chris Bucci (Teresa), Matthew Schultz and Nick Schultz; Four great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his siblings: Jean Battan, Robert Schultz, Barry Schultz, and nephew James Battan.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to: Mt. Hope United Methodist Church General Fund,4020 Concord Rd., Aston, PA 19014 or Concord Lodge #625 F&AM, 22 S. Thornton Rd., Concordville, PA 19331.