Jeanette C. Schultz “Jan”
Jeanette Claire Murtaugh Schultz, “Jan”, age 74, of Middletown, DE, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 12, 2016. Born in Chester, PA, on June 2, 1941, she was the daughter of the late M. George and Harriett Livingston Murtaugh.
Mrs. Schultz graduated from Ridley Park High School in 1959, and married her husband, Roger Schultz, in 1961. She retired as a secretary from Union Hospital of Cecil County, Elkton, MD. Mrs. Schultz was very creative and dabbled in many art forms including painting, ceramics, doll making and wood crafts. She also published two children’s books.
Along with her husband, she is survived by her children, Steve Schultz (Donna), Greg Schultz (Tami), and Tracy Holter (Jeff); grandchildren, Jeffrey, Brittany, Michael (Melissa), Bill, Jim and Stephen; and great-granddaughter, Sadie. Also surviving are her sisters, Barbara Savastano and Marion Doubet, along with many nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Schultz was preceded in death by her brother, Barry Murtaugh.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., Monday, May 16, 2016, at Hicks Home for Funerals, 103 W. Stockton Street, Elkton, MD. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Tuesday, May 17, at Immaculate Conception Church, 454 Bow St., Elkton, MD, with visitation in the church chapel from 9:45 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. Interment will be private.
Flowers are welcome; however, contributions may be made to the Cecilton Lions Club, P.O. Box 404, Cecilton, MD 21913, or to Seasons Hospice Foundation, 220 Continental Drive, Suite 101, Newark, DE 19713.