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Mary Lou Schantz

Obituary for Mary Lou Schantz

September 6, 2019


Mary Lou Schantz passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on September 6, 2019. Born in Norristown, Mary Lou was the beloved daughter to the late Howard Michael Wambold and Emma Cecilia (nee Yorgey).

Mary Lou met the love of her life, the late Newton Leroy Schantz, Jr. and their family blossomed. She was a devoted wife, loving mother to Donna Greer (Albert), Sally Horrocks (Brian), Roy Schantz, and Mary Lou Fox (Doug), cherished grandmother to Angela Arehart (Adam), Brian Platchek (Nicole) Amy Southwick (Jim), James D'Orazio (Lauren), Sara D'Orazio, Robert Jones, Jessica Schantz, Laura Lopez (Oscar) Samantha Fox, great grandmother to Michael, Kaitlyn, Nicky, Andy, Rachel, Brian, Alex, Ava, Jimmy, Mia, Andrew, Alyssa, Marla, Gabby, David, Kenny, Izzy, Leon, Nathan and the soon-to-be Scarlet, dear sister to Michael Wambold, Emmie Marrow, Linda Wambold, Sally Wambold. She was welcomed into heaven by her children Carol Anne and Howard Michael along with her siblings Russell Wambold, Alice Williams, Howard Wambold, Helen Wambold, and Donald Wambold.

Mary Lou worked as a waitress for many years before retiring in 1991 and became a homemaker. In her free time she loved to read, listen to music, make homemade chicken pot pie, spending time with her pets and being with her family. She had a special sense of humor and wit that will forever be remembered. She will be deeply missed.

Relatives and friends are invited to Mary Lou's Life Celebration on Wednesday September 11, 2019 from 9 am to 11 am with a service to follow at Boyd-Horrox-Givnish Life Celebration Home of East Norriton, 200 West Germantown Pike. Interment Riverside Cemetery.

To share your fondest memories of Mary Lou, please visit , 610-277-7000.

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200 West Germantown Pike
Norristown, PA 19401
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