Justin D. Schultz RED HOOK- Justin D. Schultz, 40, a lifelong Red Hook resident, passed away unexpectedly in his home on Saturday, April 21, 2018. Born on March 15, 1978, in Rhinebeck, N.Y.; he is the son of Donald Schultz and Jamie (Hilbrandt) Hooper. Growing up, Justin had a love for baseball and fast cars. After graduating from Red Hook High School, he began his career working full time in his family business - Schultz Painting. In addition to his dedication to his craft, he loved being with family and friends and living life to the fullest. Justin is survived by his father and step-mother, Donald and Marie Schultz of Red Hook, N.Y.; his mother and stepfather, Jamie and George Hooper of Red Hook, N.Y.; his wife, Chantel Weckesser, whom he married on Oct. 3, 2008 in a beautiful Jamaican ceremony; his daughter, Morgan Schultz; their son, Rocco Schultz; and his step-daughter, Cassidy Stride. In addition to his loving wife, children, and parents, Justin is survived by his maternal grandparents, John and Flo Hilbrandt of Tivoli, N.Y.; his siblings: his sister, Shannon (Neva) Healer of Capitola, Calif., and their children, Djuna and Sloan; his sister, Lindsay Schultz (Joe Palumbo) of Red Hook, N.Y, and their children, Franky “Bones” and Cami; his sister and brother, Carrie-James Schultz and Alex Kosakowski of Red Hook, N.Y.; his stepsister, Lindsey (Breandan) Lowry of Red Hook, N.Y., and their children, Rowan, Teagan, and Maeve; his stepbrother, Ryan (Natalie) Hooper of Oneonta, N.Y., and their children, Benson and Charlotte; his father-in-law, Loni Weckesser of Rome, N.Y.; his mother-in-law, Kim Kruger of Remsen, N.Y.; his sister-in-law, Johanna (Dave) Leary of Rhinebeck, N.Y., and their children, Mason and Molly; his brother-in-law, Loni Weckesser of Red Hook, N.Y.; along with countless extended family and close friends. He was predeceased by his paternal grandparents; Kathleen and Donald Schultz. Friends may call at the Burnett & White Funeral Homes on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 5 tpo 7:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Interment will be private. Arrangements are under the direction of Burnett & White Funeral Homes 7461 S. Broadway, Red Hook, N.Y. For directions, or to sign the online guest book, please visit www.Burnett-White.com
Published by the Daily Freeman from Apr. 23 to Apr. 24, 2018.