SATURDAY VISITATION AND SERVICES CANCELLED
Frederick Leroy Schultz, Sr., 88, formally of Temple, PA, passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Born in Reading, PA, Fred was the son of the late John T. Schultz, Sr. and Ida Marie (Mohr) Schultz. He was the beloved husband of Doris L. (Walls) Schultz for 68 years. He is survived by 5 Children (and their spouses): Cyndi (Bonnie), Kathy, Freddy Jr. (Melody), Patty (Eddie) and Bill (Cathy); by 6 Grandchildren: Billy IV, Alyssa, Eryn, James, Zac and Sarah; by 2 Step-Grandchildren: Niija and Shaina; by 5 Great-Grandchildren: Damien, Hunter, Colton, Tieranny and Billy V. and his 2 Sisters: Dolores and Beverly. He is predeceased by 6 siblings: John Jr., Bernie, Virginia, Flossy, and Kenny.
Fred graduated from Reading High School in 1949 and served in the U.S. Navy (1949-1953) Construction Battalion (Sea Bees). He joined the Union Ironworkers in 1953 and later served as the Business Agent of the Ironworkers Union Local 420 (1978-1993). He also served as the President of the Berks County Building Trades (1980-1993).
He was an avid exerciser (body building and fitness). He was active in the Reading YMCA from the age of 13 and still worked out into his early 80’s. He loved golf and spent his retirement years playing several times per week, also into his early 80’s.
A Celebration of Life will be held AT A DATE AND TIME TO BE ANNOUNCED. A public graveside service with military honors rendered by The Topton American Legion will take place in Forest Hills Memorial Park on Saturday March 21 at 12:15 p.m. Contributions may be made in his memory to Alzheimer’s Association 225 N. Michigan Ave. floor 17, Chicago IL 60601. Online condolences may be made at www.beanfuneralhomes.com
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