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William A. Schulz

June 5, 1943 ~ October 1, 2021 (age 78)

Obituary

William A. Schulz, age 78, of Valencia, passed away on Friday morning, October 1, 2021 at his home surrounded by family.

Born in Wilkinsburg, PA on June 5, 1943, he was the son of the late W. Paul and Hulda Morrison Schulz.

Graduate of Mars High School, Class of 1961. Bill was employed by North Pittsburgh Telephone Company for 42.5 years, beginning as a Fleet Maintenance Technician and at retirement was a fiber optic cable splicer, one of the first in Pennsylvania. He also worked for Purvis Brothers Pennzoil for 20 years and was a life member of the Mars Volunteer Fire Department, now Adams Area Fire Department.

Surviving is his wife of 57 years, Karen Lucille Wehr, who he married on June 26, 1964. Proud father of Robin Renfrew of Cranberry Twp., Diane "Dee" Schulz of Valencia, and Scott Schulz (Sharon Mikolas Schwartz) of Butler; proud grandfather of Ethan (Catherine) Renfrew of Butler. Also survived by his in-laws, Edward (Beverly) Wehr, Kenneth (Chery) Wehr, and Rebecca Burkert (Dan Gitzen), all of Butler, and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

The family wishes to extend a gracious thank you to the staff of the Hillman Cancer Center at UPMC Passavant and UPMC Shadyside for the wonderful care and support throughout Bill’s illness.

May God bless all who knew him.

Friends will be received at the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc. 238 Crowe Ave. Mars, PA on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. A Blessing Service will follow at 8:00 PM at the funeral home with Rev. Robert Martin, officiating. Memorials can be made to the The Gary Sinise Foundation or the Vitalant Blood Donations (formerly Central Blood Bank). Directions and condolences are available at www.mcdonald-aeberli.com.

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