Edward J. Schultz
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AGE: 84 • Huddleston, Va.
Edward J. Schultz, 84, of Huddleston, VA, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at his residence. He was born on Thursday, Dec. 6, 1928 in Newark, NJ, a son of the late Anthony Schultz and Pauline Yunovicius Schultz. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Tanajes Schultz. Ed was born in Newark, NJ and grew up in Kearny, joined the U.S. Army and served in World War II during the occupation of Germany as a Judo instructor and communications specialist. Upon returning home, he studied electronics and started his own business, Coastwide Communications in Neptune City, NJ. He retired and moved to Huddleston, VA to the peace and quiet of his Smith Mountain Lake Home. He was a member of Patmos United Methodist Church, where he sang in the choir, the Saunders Fire Department and called bingo at the Moose Lodge. He will be missed terribly by his family & friends.
Surviving is his daughter, Leslie Suhonen & husband, Matti of Kuopio, Finland; his son, Stephen Schultz & Marian of Brick, NJ; his best friends, his pups, Gypsy & Spotty, as well as two grandsons, Anssi & Janne Suhonen.
The family will receive friends beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 4 until the funeral services at 12 noon at Patmos United Methodist Church, Huddleston, VA, with Pastor Riley Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Church Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Huddleston, VA.
Published in Asbury Park Press on May 3, 2013