Gerald John Lantz, age 65, of Stratford passed away peacefully at the Stratford General Hospital on June 18, 2019.

Born in Stratford, May 30, 1954, son of Ruth Lantz (nee Schneider) and the late Floyd Lantz. Beloved husband for 37 years of Linda (Skelton). Loving father of Matthew (Marilyn) and Adam. Grandfather of Natasha and Hunter. Brother of Lorne Lantz (Irene), Walter Lantz (Sherry) and Edward Lantz. Also survived by brothers-in-law Harvey, Robert and George Skelton and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Gerald worked at Crane Canada until his retirement. He was an active member of Bethel Pentecostal Church, Stratford. In retirement he enjoyed travelling to local festivals, participating at The Local and helping others.

Friends and relatives may call at the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford on Thursday, June 20, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 11 a.m. with a reception to follow. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Canadian Cancer Society or House of Blessing through the funeral home. 519.271.7411

Service Information

Thursday, June 20, 2019
from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.

Funeral Service
Friday, June 21st at 11 a.m.
W.G. Young Funeral Home

W.G. Young Funeral Home Reception Centre

Memorial Donations
Canadian Diabetes Association
Canadian Cancer Society
House of Blessing


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W.G. Young Funeral Home
430 Huron Street
Stratford, Ontario N5A 5T7

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