Sydney Schultz, 89, of Roseland died April 7, 2020. Four days earlier, on April 3, his wife of almost 63 years, Helene (Hinda) Iris Schultz (Romer), 88, died. Both were born and raised in Philadelphia and also had lived in Allentown, Pa., and Boynton Beach, Fla.
Mr. Schultz worked as a Certified Public Accountant in Allentown and went on to become a partner at Berg, Schultz & Green, CPAs.
He earned his B.A. in accounting from Temple University, Philadelphia, in 1954.
He was stationed as the manager of the Officers’ Club in Salt Lake City during the Korean War.
He was active in numerous community organizations and served as president of the men’s club of Temple Beth El and the JCC, both in Allentown. He was an avid golfer and card player.
Mrs. Schultz was a stay-at-home mother who volunteered her time to numerous organizations in Allentown, including Women’s American ORT, Hadassah, Temple Beth El, and the JCC.
She went back to finish her degree at Cedar Crest College, where she graduated magna cum laude, and received her master’s degree from Marywood College Graduate School of Social Work.
She then worked as a social worker for Catholic Agencies in Allentown.
She liked to travel and was an artist who enjoyed painting portraits of her grandchildren.
The Schultzes are survived by two daughters, Abby (Roy) Shulman of Livingston and Randi (Steven) Morris; and four grandchildren.
Services for Helene Schultz were held April 6. Services for Sydney Schultz were held April 12, both with arrangements by J.L. Apter Memorial Chapels of Cedar Grove.