William (Bill) A. Schaich

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William (Bill) A. Schaich


   William “Bill” A. Schaich, 84, of Lancaster, died on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Hospice and Community Care, Mt. Joy. Born in Reading, PA, he was the son of the late Carl W. and Pearl Yorgey Schaich. He was the husband of Dolores “Doll” Yunginger Schaich for 61 years.

    Bill was a graduate of Reading High School, 1950. He was a journeyman carpenter and worked in construction. He became the Chief Engineer at the Host Farm; afterward he was an Administrator of eight assisted living facilities across PA specializing in caring for the poor with mental health issues for over thirty years.

    He is survived by his loving wife; a daughter, Lorin Schaich Wortel wife of Antoni “Toni” Wortel of Silverstone Inn and Suites, Lancaster, PA. Bill was blessed with two grandchildren, Marc Antoni Wortel and Miranda Lane Wortel, his twin M&Ms. His sister, Martha Hamilton also survives him. He was preceded in death by brothers, Carl, Fred, Robert, John, Ed Schaich; sisters, Fern Ambrogi and Louise Breidgam.

  The memorial service is rescheduled for Saturday, April 4, 2015, at 11 AM from the Salem Evangelical Reformed Church Hellers 2555 Horseshoe Rd. Lancaster, PA.  The family will visit with friends from 10 to 11 AM at the church on Saturday.  Interment will follow in the adjoining cemetery.

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