News Death Notice

SCHIRTZINGER, Clement E. Died Saturday, January 19, age 88, at Ft. Thomas, KY, VA Medical Center, in the presence of family, after extended illness. Clement is survived by Wife Peggy, Son Alan, Daughter-In -Law Jean, Grandchildren Allison and Phillip, Sisters Rita and Ida, Brothers Carl and Howard, numerous nieces and nephews, and extended family. Clement is predeceased by Parents Carl and Marie, Brothers Anthony and Louis. Clement volunteered for Army service in February 1943, and was a member of the 44th Infantry Division in Northern France, Rhineland, and Central Europe from December 1944 to July 1945. Clement reentered civilian life in December 1945. Clement and Peggy were married June, 1952 - they enjoyed 60 years of loving marriage. Their only child, Alan, was born in 1968. Clement had a long career in Mortgage Banking and Real Estate for many years, and served as a Commissioner of the Montgomery County Veterans Service Office until retirement in 1982. He remained active with Veterans' organizations such as AMVETS and Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). Clement and Peggy lived in the Dayton area until February of 2012, and were active members of Precious Blood Church, then Immaculate Conception Church. They have lived in the Florence, KY, area for the last year, closer to Alan and his family. A Memorial Mass will be held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church this Saturday, January 26th, 2013, at 11am, followed immediately by a light lunch in the Parish Hall. All friends, family and acquaintances are invited to both. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Clement's name be sent to either Immaculate Conception Church, 2300 S. Smithville Rd, Dayton, OH 45420; OR Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, 701 East Columbia Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45215.

Published in Dayton Daily News on Jan. 24, 2013