Shirley J. Schultz

Shirley J. Schultz, 73, of Pottstown, Pa., wife of Ralph Ernie Schultz, died Sunday at her residence.
Born in Pottstown, Pa., she was a daughter of Marie (Jacquot) Hildebrand, Pottstown, and the late Harry Hildebrand .
After high school, Mrs. Schultz was employed by The Mercury and Weitzenkorns of Pottstown, before becoming the proctor for the Pottstown School District for 32 years. Following retirement, she volunteered at Barth Elementary for the K-4 program.
She was a member of St. Peters Lutheran Church, Pottstown, and was a volunteer for the church. Mrs. Schultz also volunteered for the throughout her neighborhood.
Surviving in addition to her husband and mother is one son, Alan T. Schultz and his wife Jeannie, Stowe; one daughter, Lisa M. Schultz, partner of Debbie Green, Philadelphia; three brothers, Thomas Hildebrand and his wife Marie, Harry Hildebrand, David Hildebrand and his wife Linda, all of Pottstown; and one granddaughter, Kay-Lynn Schultz.
She was predeceased by one granddaughter, Amanda Lynn Schultz.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, from St. Peters Lutheran Church, 564 Glasgow St., Pottstown. Officiating will be the Rev. John Smolik. Burial will be private in Edgewood Cemetery. There will be a viewing on Wednesday at the church from 10 to 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Peters Lutheran Church, 564 Glasgow St., Pottstown, PA 19464; or , 150 Monument Road, Suite 100, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.
Arrangements are by the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, at 359 King St. in Pottstown, PA.
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Published in The Mercury on June 9, 2014