Cary Ross Schantzer

Levittown, Pennsylvania


February 5, 2018
Levittown, Pennsylvania


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James J. Dougherty Funeral Home Obituary

Cary Ross Schantzer passed away suddenly at his home, surrounded by his loving family, on Monday, February 5, 2018 at the age of 65.

Born in Philadelphia, the son of the late Pauline Jean (Kushner) and Marvin Stanley Schantzer, Cary was raised in Upper Darby and is a 1970 graduate of Upper Darby High School. He has been a resident of Falls Township for the past 30 years.

Cary worked in the banking and insurance industries mostly in the Lower Bucks County area.

He is a graduate of Cairn University, formerly the Philadelphia Biblical College and he taught Bible Study to friends and small groups.

When he could, Cary enjoyed long walks, trips to the beach, and traveling. He also was a history buff.

Beloved husband of 29 years to Judy L. (Book), Cary is survived by his loving daughters Alisa Schantzer (fiancé, James Mohn), Pauline Schantzer and his stepdaughter Tamara Book.

He is the dear brother of Marsha Brown and Vivian Azus and uncle to several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to attend his memorial service on Saturday, February 17, 2018, 11:00 am at Hope Presbyterian Church, 140 Denow Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions would be appreciated to Hope Presbyterian Church.

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September 7, 2009 - Larry and Cary

September 7, 2009 - The Handelman BBQ

Cary, you were an amazing man. You are going to be missed by everyone.

we just received the news last night of Cary's Passing and were absolutely devastated. I met Cary about 9 years ago with Mitch and Jackie Tribesman. I was always so impressed with Cary's walk with Christ, and rest assured he touched many more lives than you know. May the Lord Bless his family during this very difficult time.

We were so sad to hear of Cary's passing. He was a lifelong friend but we hadn't seen much of each other in recent years. When we did talk or see each other I felt like I was right back in Upper Darby with my good friend. He will be truly missed. We pray for his family.

My condolences to the family. Cary was a trusted co-worker and will be missed by many.

Words can't say how sad I feel about my life long friend losing his battle to health issues. Cary was a 'best friend' for almost 60 years. We shared so many wonderful times together and argued like brothers. At the end of the day there was nobody that I trusted more and depended on for advice. Life will never be the same for me and I will never forget him.

Our thoughts remain with you and your family at this time. We are honored by the trust and confidence you have placed in us during this difficult time.
- The Staff of James J. Dougherty Funeral Home