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Dr. Edwin D. Schott, 91, of, Coudersport, PA

Dr. Edwin D. Schott

Port Allegany -Dr. Edwin D. Schott, 91, of, Coudersport, PA, died Friday (July 31, 2015) in the Cole Memorial, Coudersport.

He was born May 11, 1924 in Durant City, a son of Edwin D and Victoria Cannon Schott. On Sept. 25, 1945 in Galeton, PA, he married Marjorie L. Richar, who survives.

Dr. Schott was a 1942 graduate of Galeton High School. In 1951 he received his Doctorate from Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia. He practiced in Galeton, Coudersport and Port Allegany, from 1951 -1986.

Dr. Schott was a member of the Coudersport Golf Club, F&AM Blue Lodge # 602 of Coudersport, the Coudersport Consistory, the Optometry Association and the Coudersport Free Methodist Church. He was past Captain in the Salvation Army and served on the Board of Directors of Charles Cole Memorial Hospital and Citizens Trust Co.

He was a member of the Coudersport Rotary Club. He enjoyed golf, hunting and fishing and always had a story to make you smile.

WWII Veteran

Dr. Schott was a veteran having served with the US Army Air Corps during WWII.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by

one daughter: Linda Ann (Tom) Osborne Meadville, PA

one son: Dr. Edwin M. (Helen) Schott of Port Allegany, PA

Five grandchildren: Dr. Daniel (Christa) Schott, Michael Schott, Eric, Amy and Kelly Osborne

Two Great Grandchildren: Olivia and Alex Schott

He was preceded in death by his parents and 2 brother James and Frederick Schott

A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family

Burial will be in the West Hill Cemetery, Galeton .

Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

Online condolence may be made at

Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Port Allegany.

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