James Geltz
1947 - 2018
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James Geltz

York - James Lee Geltz, 71, passed away on Saturday, May 26, 2018, at Temple University Hospital. He was the loving husband of Sharon N. Geltz, with whom he celebrated 26 years of marriage.

Born March 21, 1947, in York, son of late Norman and Evelyn Geltz. Jim was a big sports fan and loved woodworking. He loved spending time with his wife and family.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Thomas Geltz of York and John Geltz of Frederick, MD; a stepdaughter, Laurie Keasey and her companion, Chris Ward of York; two stepsons, Gregory Keasey of Lancaster and Matthew Keasey and his wife, Nicole of Conestoga; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Jim recently retired in 2017 from the State of PA.

Jim's wishes were to be cremated and a family viewing to be held. A Celebration of Life Service will be held 2 p.m., Saturday, June 2, at the LeRoy R. Leber Funeral Home, Inc., 2290 School St., York (Shiloh).

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Published in York Daily Record on May 30, 2018.
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May 24, 2020
Papal, these past two years have been the hardest without you. Lyric and I were blessed to have a grandpa like you - the best! We love you and think about you every single day.
Lauren Keasey
April 26, 2019
Was James in the US Army? I may have served with him in Germany. Name is Donnie Jones 7133022919 if possible text or call me, I would really like to know if it is the person that was a friend of mine
June 4, 2018
I worked with Jim at Medusa Cement Company. He was a very good friend and hard working man. We played a lot of sports together. May his memories bring some solace during this trying time.
Don Spera
June 3, 2018
We are going to miss you Jim
James Bohle
June 3, 2018
Our hearts were so saddened to hear of Jims passing, We still cannot believe he is gone, It was too soon for him to go. He had a lot to live for, with his wife and grandchildren which he loved o much. I had the pleasure to have been his friend and neighbor and work with both him and his wife. He will be missed greatly. Our sympathy goes out to Sharon and Family. Jim and Pam Bohle
James Bohle
June 2, 2018
My condolences to Sharon & the family.
Kelly Gerhart
June 2, 2018
June 2, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Sharon and the family. We only knew him for a short time but he made a huge impact in our lives. Rest peacefully now Jim and fly like your Eagles.
Lori/Lisa Knaub/Senft
May 31, 2018
Lyric and his forever Angel.
My grandfather one one of the most amazing men you would ever meet. Lyric and I will miss you dearly papal. I will always take care of mamal for you and of course your babyboy Lyric. I love you so much. You are missed already sooo much. -Lauren
Lauren Keasey
May 30, 2018
I'm so sorry for your loss. Jim was one of the nicest and kindest person I ever met.
Linda Bolton
May 30, 2018
Jim was a wonderful coworkers. Always had a smile and kind words. He was wise and insightful. Guided me in my retirement planning and I am forever grateful. May God bless his family and give them comfort at this difficult time.
Carol Bebawi
May 30, 2018
Jim was and always will be the best. He will be greatly missed.
Karen Thoman
May 30, 2018
I worked with Jim at P.A. & S Small Co. as well as with the State. I enjoyed many laughs and smiles while sharing stories about our lives and P.A. & S Smalls. I will always remember Jim as being a man who loved his Wife & Family. May his Family be blessed through these sorrow filled days.
Todd Furst
May 30, 2018
Grief can be so hard but our special memories help
us cope.
God be with your family, I worked with Jim many years.
Bessie Jones
May 30, 2018
Our sincere condolences to the Geltz family. May the God of all comfort be with you to sustain you and give you peace in your time of loss, Psalm 94:18,19.
May 30, 2018
I am so sorry to read this!!! He was so looking forward to his retirement and spending time wood working and with his family. He was an amazing co-worker; always cheerful and fun to be around. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.
Michelle Ferrara
May 30, 2018
Such sad news..he was such an awesome person to work with, will miss the laughter we shared
Michele Jackson
May 30, 2018
I was so sorry to learn of Jim's death. I had the pleasure of working with Jim for a number of years. My condolences to the family at this sad time.
Joan Fulton
May 29, 2018
Best guy ever. Omg Im so sorry, and prayers are with his family
Lori Mulligan
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