October 10, 1936 ~ April 4, 2011
Greece: April 4, 2011 at age 74. Predeceased by his son, Kevin Schantz; brother-in-law, Al Leo; brother and sister-in-law, Donald & Lois Schwab. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Beatrice 'Bea' Schantz; son, Richard (Karen) Schantz; daughter, Robin (Robert) Andrews; grandchildren, Alysia Schantz, Kristen Schantz, Christina Andrews & Bobby Andrews; brothers, Charles (Jeanne) Schantz; sisters, Judy Leo & Eva Schantz; aunts, Agnes Schantz & Betty Schantz; many nieces, nephews and cousins; dear friends. Richard was a graduate of West High, RIT and University of Kentucky. He is a retiree of Eastman Kodak Company after 35 years of service. Richard was a member if Bethany Presbyterian Church for over 48 years, where he served as Elder, Deacon and on many other committees. He was a member of Friends of Rochester Presbyterian Home, Ambassador for the Northwest YMCA and President of RIT Alumni Association. Richard dearly loved his children and grandchildren, fishing, downhill skiing, golf, Bridge and Jokers & Pegs. Friends may call Thursday, 4-8 P.M. at Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road, Greece Chapel. His Funeral Service will be held, Friday 11 A.M. at Bethany Presbyterian Church, 3000 Dewey Avenue. Interment in White Haven Memorial Park to be held privately. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Schwab-Schantz Educational Fund, c/o Bethany Presbyterian Church in his memory.