Isabelle V. Schantz

December 30, 2012 

WEST CARTHAGE, N.Y.    Isabelle 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 July 12.

Born July 29, 1921, in Natural Bridge, the daughter of the late Thomas and Effie Arnold Lozo, she attended school in Natural Bridge. 

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 technician.

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 him.

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 13665.

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Information provided by Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.