The Obit For Bob Schick

William R. Schick Jr.

Published in the Pocono Record on 7/2/2009

William R. Schick Jr., 86, of Stroudsburg, passed away Wednesday, July 1, at Pleasant Valley Manor, Stroudsburg. He is survived by his wife of 62 years Betty L. (Fisher) Schick. The couple married Nov. 9, 1946.

Born Nov. 22, 1922, in Stroudsburg, he was a son of the late William R. Schick Sr. and Agnes (Woltjen) Schick. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the Army, and he received a Bronze Star Medal for his services. He was employed by Ronson Company in Delaware Water Gap as a laborer for 27 years and then employed for 10 years at Union Metal as a laborer in East Stroudsburg. He also worked as a title searcher for Gateway Abstract and Consumer Land Abstract, both in Stroudsburg. He was a professional baseball player playing with the Philadelphia Athletics and enjoyed dealing in antiques.

Surviving are his wife, Betty; three children, William R. Schick III and wife Gail of Maine, John L. Schick and wife Sandra of Bartonsville and Deborah L. Johns and husband Michael of Stroudsburg; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A Graveside Service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, July 3, at the Stroudsburg Cemetery, Dreher Avenue, Stroudsburg. Family and friends are invited to gather at the cemetery at 2:15 p.m.

In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to the Stroudsburg Little League Inc. Project Fund, P.O. Box 61, Stroudsburg, PA 18360, or to Pleasant Valley Manor 4227 Manor Drive, Stroudsburg, PA 18360.