John A. Schutz, age 80, of Harborcreek, passed away on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at the Sarah A. Reed Retirement Center. He was born in Meadville on September 16, 1936, son of the late Harold and Gladys Newton Schutz.
He is survived by his companion of 37 years, Jeanette Bisbee; and her children, Mary McBride (Dave), and Lynn McBride (Jeff) all of Erie; his twin sister, Joan Olsen (Glenn) of Erie; brother, Gary Schutz (Eileen) of Lutz, FL; and several nieces and nephews.
John was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army. He retired from General Electric on January 1, 1997 as a maintenance foreman. He enjoyed playing golf and was a gifted handyman in every field.
John's family would like to thank all the nurses and aides at Sarah A. Reed Retirement Center for five years of wonderful care and Dr. Reilly and the nurses and UPMC Hamot.
Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service at the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., 2607 Buffalo Rd., Erie, PA 16510, on Saturday, June 10th at 1 pm. Memorial contributions may be designated to Sarah A. Reed Retirement Center, 227 West 22nd Street, Erie, PA 16502, or to the Alzheimer's Association - Greater PA Chapter, 1600 Peninsula Drive, Suite 15, Erie, PA 16505.
Published on June 7, 2017