Sidney I. Sontz, 81 years young, of Lake Worth, Florida, formerly of Lynn, Marblehead, and Swampscott, Massachusetts died Thursday, February 14th, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. Sidney was a proud and supporting member and former president of he Northeast Roofing Contractors Association, a member of the Board of Directors or Camp Bauercrest and North Shore Jewish Community Center of Marblehead, long-time member of Temple Israel and Kernwood Country Club, member of the Mount Carmel Masonic Lodge, Alepppo - Shriners, and Jewish War Veterans. He served in the US Air Force during the Korean War, serving from May 1952-1956 in Japan and Korea. He was the president of Max Sontz Companies of Lynn. Sidney was the so n of the late Esther (Cohen) and Max Sontz, brother of the late Phillip Sontz, Hyman Sontz, Charles Sontz, and Stanley Sontz. He is survived by his brother Harold Sontz, of Swampscott. He was the devoted husband to Cynthia (Silver) for 56 years, and loving father of Andrea (Sontz) Cone and her husband Barry of Darnestown, Maryland, Marlene (Sontz) Conroy and her husband Scott of Swampscott, Bradley Sontz and his wife Rebecca (Feinstein) of Marblehead, and Derek Sontz and his wife Holly (Thorpe) of Frederick, Maryland. He was a proud ever-loving grampy, leaving twelve amazing grandchildren, Jacob, Shelli, Aron and Rachel Cone, Stephanie and Devin Conroy, Sarah, Carly and Jack Sontz, Breckin, Levi and Myles Sontz. Funeral Services were held at Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel, 10 Vinnin Street, SALEM on Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 1 PM. Interment at Congregation Shirat Hayam Cemetery, Temple Israel Section, Peabody. Memorial observance followed the interment on Sunday at the Kernwood Country Club in Salem and on Monday and Tuesday from 12-7 PM at the home of Bradley and Rebecca Sontz. In celebration of his life, donations may be made to the Sidney I. Sontz "Hillside Fund" of Camp Bauercrest, Amesbury, MA, or the
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Published in The Beverly Citizen from Feb. 16 to Feb. 23, 2013