Thomas J. Schlatz Jr., 73, of Bridgewater died peacefully June 8. Tom was the loving son of the late Thomas J. Schlatz Sr. and Carolyn (Karabogdan) Schlatz and grew up in Butler, Pa. After graduating from high school, he joined the United States Marine Corps, proudly serving from 1959-1963. He married Joan V. Moruzzi and the two raised their four children in Bridgewater. Tom worked for many years as an electrician for IBEW Local 223 retiring at age 62. He was passionate about hunting, fishing, woodcarving, and most importantly his grandchildren. Thomas was the husband of 50 years of Joan Schlatz of Bridgewater; and devoted father of Donna M. Pinto and her husband John of Lakeville, Patricia A. Schlatz of Bridgewater, Thomas J. Schlatz III and his wife Cynthia of Bridgewater, and John A. Schlatz and his wife Lisa of Bridgewater; loving Grampy of Wade, Wes, Wyatt, Nicholas, Stephanie, Laci, Drew, and Luke; brother of Richard Schlatz of Butler, Pa. All funeral services will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Bridgewater Council on Aging, 10 Wally Krueger Way, Bridgewater, MA 02324, c/o Lorraine Carrozza. For online guest book, visit www.ccgfuneralhome.com. Prophett Chapman Cole & Gleason 508-697-4332
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Published in The Enterprise on June 11, 2014