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James A. Schultz,of Rochester, passed away on May 28, 2024.

Survived by his wife of 49 years, Carol [Taccone] Schultz; sister, Karol Schultz Wrobel; brothers-in-law, Basil T. Elmer, Jr. and Cesare (Sarah) Taccone; nieces: Wendy (Dallas) Elmer-Kaiser, Kimberly (Harry Miller)Elmer, and Michelle Fitch; nephew, Fred Taccone; as well as great-nephews: Dallas Kaiser II, Matthew Kaiser, Thomas Miller and Timothy Miller; as well as many dear friends. Predeceased by his parents, Albert and Mary Kathleen Schultz; sister-in-law, Adele Taccone Elmer; brother-in-law, John Wrobel.

James enlisted in the U.S. Army on March 6, 1967, serving his country with honor while stationed in the Republic of Formosa, Taiwan, during the Vietnam War. Upon his return home, he found brotherhood in the DU Fraternity at the University of Rochester. James was deeply involved in his spiritual community, volunteering as a greeter and for the food pantry at Hope Lutheran Church.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, June 5, 2024, at Hope Church, 1301 Vintage Ln, Rochester, NY 14626. Interment to be held privately at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in James’ name to Tunnel to Towers Foundation:
2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10306.
Click HERE to donate  501(c)(3) nonprofit EIN: 02-0554654.

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