Albert I. Schantz
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Albert I. Schantz, 94, formerly of Emmaus and later of Exeter Twp., passed away Friday, March 6, 2020 at The Willow in Macungie. He was the husband of the late Jennie A. (Evert) Schantz. Born in Upper Milford, he was the son of the late Andrew J. and Edith (Rohrbach) Schantz. For 42 years, he worked as an Account Administrator for UGI before retiring in 1988. He was an Army veteran serving during WWII and a life member of the Macungie Memorial VFW Post 9264. Survivors: daughter Cheryl K. Trexler of Emmaus; sons Lt. Col. Jeffery A. Schantz, USAF (Retired) and his wife Sarah of Breinigsville, Scott A. Schantz and his wife Deborah of Fleetwood; brother Marvin, and his wife Blanche of Emmaus; sisters Evelyn Arndt of Vera Cruz and Mary Snyder of Emmaus; 5 grandchildren, Traci Steltz of Kutztown , Daniel Trexler, of Upper Milford, Penny Doyle of Emmaus, Alan Schantz of Plymouth Meeting, Temple Helm of Tulsa, OK, 7 great grandchildren, 5 great great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his brother Harold. Memorial Services: 10:30 AM, Monday, March 16, at Schmoyer Funeral Home, 8926 Brookdale Rd., Breinigsville. Calling begins at 9:30 AM and burial at Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Coopersburg. Contributions may be made in memory of Albert to the Emmaus Historical Society, c/o the funeral home, PO Box 190, Breinigsville, PA 18031

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Published in Reading Eagle from Mar. 10 to Mar. 15, 2020.
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March 16, 2020
Dear Schantz Family,
It was an honor to sound Taps at Albert's interment.
With deepest sympathy,
Chet Ruminski
Bugles Across America
Navy Veteran
Chester Ruminski
March 15, 2020
Albert was my great-grandfather, and I last had to the opportunity to see him a few years back around this time. He was a very proud man who was even prouder to share his time and experiences with a grateful grandson. I will always remember those moments, and pray for him and his family at this time. May he find peace and rest.
Ben Compton
March 12, 2020
Thank you for your service to our country. Rest In Peace.
March 11, 2020
Albert was my great-grandfather, great-great grandfather to my children Raquel and River of Dallas, TX. One of my favorite childhood memories, probably 1995 or so, was of him and me playing with his original Erector Set and Nana in the kitchen making shoefly pie. It was a rainy day. I loved their house and his collection of classic beer cans. He had a great laugh and was always warm and kind to me. I will always remember our time together and hope to live as fulfilling a life as his. The success of my family can be directly attributed to the support he provided his son Jeff who in turn has passed the kindness Albert possessed to us. His legacy will live on with the Comptons down in Texas.-Sean Compton and Family, March 2020
Sean Compton
March 11, 2020
Sending light and love to guide you.
March 11, 2020
THANK YOU FOR SERVING!!
A.J. US Army Retired
March 11, 2020
Dear Scott & Deb,
We are very sorry to hear of your loss. Always in our thoughts, Love Kate & Tim
Kate Maue
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