Dale E. Schultz, age 79, of Mayport, Pa., passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2013, in Mahaffey.
He was born Oct. 20, 1933, in Templeton, Pa., the son of Veto and Sara Bell (Anderson) Schultz.
Dale was formerly a resident of the Templeton area but lived in the Mayport area for a number of years.
He honorably served in the U.S. Army and was employed as a mingler for the Glen-Gerry Brickyard in Summerville.
Dale formerly attended the Punxsutawney Wesleyan Methodist Church.
Outdoors was where he was happiest, and he loved anything outside, especially hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed woodworking and tending to his beautiful gardens.
Dale will be remembered as gentle man with a caring nature and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Left to cherish his memory are his son, Mark Schultz and wife, Ryann, of Muncy, Pa.; grandchildren, Anna, Alex and Casey Schultz; a brother, Jack Schultz and wife, Paulette, of New Bethlehem; sisters, Barbara Schultz, of Ohio, Doris Ann Swast and husband, Frank, of North Carolina and Sharon Weaver and husband, David, of Ohio; and loving companion, Shelia Zarbock, of Mahaffey.
He was preceded in death by his parents; loving wife, Avonelle (Galbraith) Schultz, who passed away July 9, 2006; infant son, Michael Schultz; and brother, Regis Schultz.
Family and friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, 2013, at the Bauer-Bly Funeral Home, 125 East Main Street, Dayton, Pa., where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Eugene R. Barrett officiating. The service will be followed by military honors presented by the American Legion Honor Guard.
Interment will follow in the Jerusalem Lutheran Cemetery, New Bethlehem.
Contributions may be made in Daleâ€™s memory to the American Cancer Society, Armstrong Unit, 320 Bilmar Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15205.
Arrangements are being handled by Bauer-Bly Funeral Home, Inc.
To express online condolences to Daleâ€™s family or view a tribute honoring his life, visit www.bauerfuneral.com.