The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

October 14, 2012

Harold R. Shultz

The Tribune-Democrat

GEISTOWN — SHULTZ – Harold R., 91, Geistown, died Oct. 13, 2012, at Memorial Medical Center. Born July 24, 1921, in Cherryhill Township, Indiana County, son of Russell and Gladys (Rose) Shultz. Preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Darlene Shultz; brothers, Regis, Delbert, Harry and Jerry; and an infant sister, Violet. Survived by his loving wife, Nellie (Strong), Geistown; brothers, Paul (Emma), Fort Worth, Texas; a sister, Faye Palinkas, Jerome; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and loving caregivers, Lester and Dorie Good. Harold was a World War II veteran serving in the U.S. Army. He was employed by Johnstown Traction Co. as an operator of streetcars, trackless trolleys and bus driver. Harold also was owner and operator of Geistown Driving School, a part-time police officer with Geistown Borough and retired as a mill recorder at the Gautier Division of Johnstown Plant, Bethlehem Steel Corp. He was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church and life member of Geistown Volunteer Fire Company. Harold was district governor of Lions District 14J and was the oldest member of the Geistown-Richland Lions Club. He also was a member of the Inner Service Club of Johnstown. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, the Rev. John Weaver, officiating. A Lions service will be held at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment will be at Richland Cemetery with military rites by Menoher Post 155, VFW Ritual Team. Those who wish may donate to a charity of their choice in memory of Harold. Online condolences may be posted to


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