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George Schulz 1920 - 2008 DORSET George Schulz of Dorset, formerly of Huntington, N.Y., died May 25, 2008. He was born on July 26, 1920 in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of George J. and Agnes J. Gallagher Schulz. He was a graduate of St. John's Prep and graduated St. John's University in Brooklyn, N.Y. in June 1940 with a bachelor of sciece degree. Following graduation, he was employed by the Jamaica Water Supply as a surveyor, followed by employment in the defense industry for 45 years, which included over three-plus years in the Navy. His naval service started on Dec. 7, 1942 and included assignment as the gunnery officer aboard an attack transporter, USS Randall APA224 in the Pacific during World War II as a lieutenant. During his professional career, he was employed by the Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corp. and by the Arma Division of AMBAC Industries as manager of contracts and by the Grumman Aircraft Corporation as Assistant Procurement Program Manager on the A-6 Program. He was a 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus, The Elks, the VFW and the American Legion and was a communicant of St. Paul's Church in Manchester. He was a former member of the Manchester Country Club. He leaves his daughter and son-in-law, Carol Ann and Robert Troy of Huntington, N.Y.; his son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Luisa Schulz of Granville, N.Y., eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife of 60 years, Nora, whom he really missed; by his daughter, Lorraine Josberger; by his sisters, Miriam Smith, Kathleen Gregory and Eileen Savage and by his brother, Raymond Schulz. FUNERAL NOTICE: A Mass of Christian Burial was conducted at St. Patrick's Church in Huntington, N.Y., followed by burial in the family plot in St. Patrick's Cemetery. A Memorial Service is being planned by his family to take place on Monday, June 30, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church in Manchester. Contributions in George's memory may be made to the Knights of Columbus, P.O. Box 592, Manchester, VT 05254.
Published in Bennington Banner on June 10, 2008
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