Della F. Schulz, 71, a resident of Bear Creek Township, passed away unexpectedly Saturday morning, Feb. 1, 2014, at her residence.
Born April 7, 1942, in Bear Creek, Della was the daughter of the late Kurt H. Schulz and Dorothy O. Fisher Schulz.
Della was a graduate of James M. Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre. Following high school, she went on to further her education at Wilkes University, where she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in finance and commerce.
Prior to her retirement, Della was employed for many years as a credit manager by Eastern Penn Supply Co. (EPSCO), Wilkes-Barre.
A woman of great faith, Della was a longtime member of the former Messiah Lutheran Church, Wilkes-Barre.
Della enjoyed many things in life, especially attending performances at the Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre and making her annual trip to Cape May, N.J. She was also an avid hockey fan and a season ticket holder with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.
Della leaves behind a legacy of being a loving, charitable and loyal woman. Her beautiful presence will be deeply missed but her spirit will continue to live on in the hearts of many.
Della is survived by her brother, Kurt F. Schulz and his wife, Gretchen, Georgia; her two nieces; and a host of dear friends.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, which will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday in Moving River Ministries, the site of the former Messiah Lutheran Church, 453 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, with the Rev. Mary Laufer officiating.
Those who are attending the funeral are kindly asked to assemble directly at the church, as there will be no procession from the funeral home.
Interment will follow in Maple Hill Cemetery, Hanover Township.
Family and friends are invited to call from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Wroblewski Funeral Home, Inc., 1442 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort.
For additional information, or to send Della's family an online message of condolence, you may visit the funeral home website, www.wroblewskifuneralhome.com
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Della's memory to one of the following charities: Ruth's Place, P.O. Box 254, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18703; Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre, P.O. Box 1, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18703; Temple Hesed, 1 Knox Road, Scranton, PA 18505; or to Moving River Ministries, 453 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.