HARTFORD — Funeral Mass for G. Charles “Charlie” Schultz who died Oct. 25 at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. from heart failure after a long struggle with heart disease, was held Oct. 29 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in White River Jct. Burial followed in the Riverside Cemetery in Woodstock, with full military honors.
Charlie was born Jan. 5, 1933, in Blakeslee, PA., the only child of Carl and Pearl (Henning) Schultz.
He attended and graduated from the Blakeslee Schools. He was immediately drafted into the Army serving during the Korean Conflict.
He was married to Carolyn Carter on Oct. 20, 1962. They moved to Quechee in 1976. Mrs. Schultz died Jan. 13, 1989. Later that year Charlie married Evelyn Small on Aug. 19, 1989.
They have made their home at Windsor Hollow in White River Jct., for the past few years. He had a long and very successful career as a steel salesman traveling throughout Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. He retired from Cohoan Steel Company in 2003.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, taking long rides looking at the scenery, playing cards and doing puzzles. Most of all, he loved hanging out with his family and friends, swapping stories and sharing memories.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather and will be dearly missed.
He is survived by his wife, Evelyn M. Schultz of White River Jct; a daughter, Elizabeth Arruda of Windsor; two stepdaughters, Patty Demers of Enfield, N.H., and Mary Mosteller of Casper, Wyo.; two stepsons, Thomas Hamel of Canaan, N.H., and Edward Crease of Newport, N.H.; 20 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 434 Hurricane Lane, Williston, 05495.
Condolences may be expressed to his family in an online guestbook at www.knightfuenral.comes.com.
This obituary first appeared in the November 1, 2012 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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