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Edward R. Nortz
September 4, 1927 ~ July 28, 2020

CROGHAN, New York ~ Born on September 4, 1927, in Croghan, New York, Edward R. Nortz, 92, of North Tonawanda, New York, formerly of Belfort, died on July 28, 2020.

Beloved husband of Dorothea (Proulx) Nortz for sixty-one years; cherished father of James, Laure (Samir Patel), Rev. Robert, Rev. Basil, and Douglas (Ednny); loving grandfather of Michael, Shaan, Julie, Nicholas, Bonnie, Tommy, Heather, Ryan, Sophia, and Karen; he is, also, survived by his sister, Ellen Zimmer, as well as by many nieces and nephews.  A World War II Navy veteran, an avid golfer, and a sports enthusiast, he led a rich and full life.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend calling hours scheduled for Monday, August 3, 2020, from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the Scanlon Funeral Home, 9791 main Street, Croghan.  Face masks and social distancing are required. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stephen’s Church, Croghan.  Burial with military honors will follow in St. Vincent DePaul's Cemetery, Belfort, New York.

Contributions may be made to the Summit Life Outreach Center, 1622 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, New York 14301.  Flowers are, gratefully, declined.

Scanlon Funeral Homes, Croghan & Harrisville, New York, 2020.

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