Terry B. Schatz, 59 years old and a resident of Wellington, passed away Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Hope Hospice, Lehigh Acres, Florida, after a lengthy battle with cancer.  Terry was born May 24, 1957, in Amherst, Ohio.

Terry graduated in 1975 from Marion L. Steele High School, Amherst.  He retired from the Lorain Ford Plant in 2007 after 31 years of service.  Terry was a huge Cleveland Browns fan and enjoyed riding his Harley, fishing, camping and most of all, spending time with his grandchildren.

Terry will be sadly missed by his wife of 3 6 years Judy (nee Edwards) of Wellington, son and daughter-in-law Matthew and Kate (Walton) Schatz of Wellington and Samuel Schatz of Wellington.  Terry was "Papa" to Hope Schatz and Maxwell Schatz.  Terry is also survived by his mother Alice (nee Jones) Schatz of Amherst, three sisters, Laureen Pennington of Amherst, Denise (Duane) Dixon of Oberlin, Darrylin (Michael) Wargo of Lorain and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father Darryl Schatz and his father-in-law and mother-in-law Robert and Jean Edwards.

Family will receive friends Thursday, 2-4 & 6-9 p.m., at the Garland-Misencik Funeral Home, 851 Park Avenue, Amherst.  The funeral service will be 11 a.m., Friday at the funeral home with burial following in River's Edge Cemetery, Berlin Heights.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be forwarded to St. Jude's Cancer Research, 262 Danny Thomas Place,  Memphis, TN  38105 or Hope Lodge, 11432 Mayfield Road, Cleveland, OH  44106.