V. Schantz, 91, of 40 N. Broad St., Grandview Courts, died
early Saturday morning, Dec. 29, in the Skilled Nursing Unit
of the Carthage Area Hospital where she has resided since
Born July 29, 1921, in Natural Bridge, the daughter of the
late Thomas and Effie Arnold Lozo, she attended school in
She married Perry (Pat) Schantz on Nov. 24, 1943 in Madison,
Indiana. Mr. Schantz, a former highway superintendent for
the Town of Wilna died on July 4, 1993.
Mrs. Schantz worked at the former St. Regis Paper Company in
Herrings and Deferiet for many years. She retired several
years ago from Kraft in Lowville where she worked as a lab
She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post # 789
and the VFW Auxiliary Post # 7227, both of Carthage, the
Carthage Area Hospital Auxiliary and the Natural Bridge
United Methodist Church.
Surviving are a sister, Merceline Dobosz, Rochester; and
several nieces and nephews.
Four brothers, Edward, Harold, Alfred and Norman Lozo, and
two sisters, Viola Peck and Alma McIntyre, all died before
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday at the Natural
Bridge United Methodist Church with Mrs. Lori Hickey
officiating. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery, Natural
Bridge. Calling hours will be 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the
Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home.
Contributions in her memory may be made to Natural Bridge
United Methodist Church or Hillside Cemetery Association,
c/o Terry Countryman, 43169 NYS Route 3, Natural Bridge, NY
To leave an online condolence, go to www.bezanillafh.com.
Information provided by Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.