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H. Richard Stortz

Posted on 15 May 2014

H. Richard Stortz, a resident of North Haven for the past 16 years, passed away on May 10, 2014 at Southampton Hospital. He was 92.

Mr. Stortz was born on June 15, 1921 in East Orange, New Jersey, the son of Henry and Anne (Warner) Stortz. He graduated from Clifford High School in East Orange in June 1939 and served in the Navy from April 1942 until December 1945, when he was honorably discharged. Mr. Stortz worked as an expeditor for the Western Union for 42 years.

Mr. Stortz was predeceased by his parents; wife, Jane Stortz, née Baldwin; and sister, Elizabeth Fawcett.

He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Geralyn Stortz of West Caldwell, New Jersey; a grandson Corin, also of West Caldwell; niece Anne Thiele and her husband Don; great niece Amy Thiele Bowyer and great nephew Casey Thiele.

A service will be held on Friday, May 16 at 11 a.m. at Yardley & Pino Funeral Home. Internment will be at Oakland cemetery.

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