George W. Schatz. 72, of Mount Joy, passed away on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Harold and Myrle (Soonan) Schatz. George was the loving husband of Doris (Albert) Schatz.
George retired from Warwick School District as part of the Custodial staff. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Mount Joy. George was an avid sports fan and enjoyed playing baseball. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, trips to the mountains and most of all spending time with his family.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Doris, are four children, Robin Haug, wife of Scott of Lititz, Stacy Funk, wife of Robert of Palmyra, Hope Barnes, wife of Bradley of Mount Joy and Shaun Schatz, husband of Rebecca of Mount Joy. Also surviving are nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
A funeral service honoring George’s life will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 47 West Main Street, Mount Joy on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 11 AM. Family and friends will be received at the Sheetz Funeral Home, Inc. 16 East Main Street, Mount Joy on Monday, December 10, 2018 from 6 PM to 8 PM and again before the service at the church from 10 AM to 11 AM. Interment will be private at Mount Joy Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 47 West Main Street, Mount Joy, PA 17552.