May 28, 1952 ~ November 24, 2020

Resided in: Hamden, CT

On Tuesday, November 24, 2020, Mark Christopher Schultz transitioned to glory. His wife of 41 years, Linda (Grant) Schultz and daughter, Lauralyn Schultz were by his side at home. Mark also leaves his sister Jacqueline “Lynn” Schultz, and sister in-law Sherry Grant. He was predeceased by his parents, Jack and Muriel (O’Connell) Schultz. He was a lifelong resident of Hamden, but part of his heart was always with his extended family in Salamanca, NY. Mark enjoyed hunting, fishing, and playing the banjo. Music was one of his passions, especially country music. He was Jeopardy smart with a wicked sense of humor. He was an avid Yankees fan. Mark worked as a custodian for the Hamden Board of Education until 1989, when a brain aneurysm changed his life. He had to learn to walk again and create a new normal. He fought for every step he took, and he never complained. He loved his wife, his family, his large group of friends, and all the dogs and cats he had as companions.
Funeral Services are private. Arrangements are in care of BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, Hamden. Donations in Mark’s memory may be made to Regional Hospice, 30 Milestone Rd., Danbury, CT 06810.

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  1. Forever in our hearts Mark “Schultzie”. Your friendship, brotherhood and love to all with your dynamite Smile is implanted in each of us forever. See you on the other side with Gene & all the gang. Love Ya Big Guy Barb, Tom ,Kevin, Bob.

  2. You were always a smiling face and a happy joyful soul Mark. So many good memories of you and my parents. Sharing time together, parties and dinner gatherings. Lynn’s delicious eggplant Parmesan. Sorry so many years passed since we last spent time together but always will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. Say hello to Gene for me when you see him in heaven. Love you Lyn and Laurlyn. Never stopped thinking about you all.

  3. Im gonna miss Uncle Mark :c
    He was a great friend, husband, and person all around that will truely be missed.

  4. Linda, I was so saddened to see this. I miss you guys all the time. Mark was always one of my biggest challenges in the gym and we had fun with our arm wrestling. But working with him always brought sunshine, a smile and a laugh. Tell Mark to look for Ginger and give her a big hug for me.
    Hugs to you, my friend.

  5. With deep sympathy for a fellow Thorpe Drive resident remembering those rides in Mark’s station wagon when we were “kids”. -Jase

  6. Mark was the best friend anyone could have ever asked for I loved him his sister and his parents he saved the life of two of my dog’s for which I will be forever grateful I am so thankful I got to go see him and Linda and his sister Lynn once again when I was in Connecticut.

  7. Always remember what a fun loving man he was so funny a sense of humor that made me crack up wit tears streaming down my face. My he rest in eternal peace the lord is his Sheppard he shall not want.

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