~ Henry John Schmaltz ~
Class of 1943
1924 - 2018
JAFFREY -- Henry John Schmaltz, 94, of Jaffrey, passed away peacefully on July 18, 2018.
Henry was born on November 23, 1924.
Henry went directly from high school into the United States Marine Corps. He was a gunner on a torpedo plane during WWII. Henry saw action in the Pacific on five different islands. His plane was shot down twice.
Henry is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Eunice (Deschenes) Schmaltz, of Jaffrey. He was predeceased by his parents, Henry and Wilhelmina (Monnes)Schmaltz; his sisters, Josephine Planeta; Anne Purdell; Rita Lewis; and his brothers, George and Fred Schmaltz.
A Marine 'til his last breath.