Shontz Jr., Richard N., - 58, of Sweetwater , passed away on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. He was born in Mt. Holly and formerly lived in Medford, NJ before moving here in 1994. He was a member of Local 172 and a Foreman with IEW. He loved duck hunting and fishing. He is survived by his wife, Catherine Garro; his brothers, Jeff, Tom and Michael Schontz; and his nieces, Jessica and Alyssa. Also surviving are aunts, uncles and other close relatives. Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 17th from 11:00 to 2:00 PM with a service beginning at 2:00 PM at Wimberg Funeral Home, 400 Liverpool Avenue, Egg Harbor City, NJ (609)965-0357. Interment will immediately follow at Germania Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. For condolences and directions, please visit

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Carey Hettmannsperger

My thoughts and prayers go out to Richard's wife and family. I am so sorry for your loss. Richard was way too young to pass. I just want to share a message of hope from the Bible. “Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out.”John 5:28, 29

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