Barker: Judy K. Schultz, 72, went to be with our Lord December 6, 2022. She was born October 17, 1950 in Medina the daughter of the late Elmer G and Emily Ann (Schilling) Schultz. Judy graduated from Royalton Hartland Central School and then graduated from Genesee State College and Brockport State with her Teacher Certificate. She was a beloved Kindergarten teacher at Barker Elementary School for 31 years. Judy was a member and played the organ at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Lyndonville Busy Buddies and Johnson Creek Seniors and the NYS Retired Teachers Association. After retirement Judy volunteered at the Dale Center in Lockport. Judy loved spending time with her family, traveling, dogs and keeping up on her former students lives.
Judy is survived by her sisters, Donna (Dennis) Besco of Gasport, Nina (Patrick) Smith of Naples; nieces and nephews, Jennifer (Robert) McAndrew, Jason, (Sue Porter) Besco, Colleen (Jon) Betrus and Justin Smith; great-nieces & nephews, Emily Branch, Allison Branch, Jacob Betrus, Connor Betrus and Robert McAndrew; several cousins and lifelong friends.
The family will receive friends at Holy Cross Lutheran Church on Saturday December 10, from 11:00-12:00, followed by Judy’s funeral service at the church. Private interment will be in Royalton Mountain Ridge Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Niagara County SPCA, 2100 Lockport Rd., Niagara Falls, NY 14304 or the Holy Cross Lutheran Church 133 Telegraph Rd. Middleport, NY 14105
Judy’s arrangements are entrusted to Bates, Wallace & Heath Funeral Home, 38 State St. Middleport.
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