Francis X. Schaller Jr., 92

September 02, 2022

Francis X. Schaller, Jr. aged 92, passed away on September 2, 2022. Born to the late Francis X. Schaller, Sr and Anna (Krimmel) Schaller, he was raised in Lancaster where he graduated from Lancaster Catholic High School in 1948. After high school, he joined the U.S. Army and served in Germany during the Korean Conflict.

After returning home, Francis went on to marry Marianne Adam sharing 66 happy years. He had a career with Armstrong World Industries for 40 years, designing machinery used in the production of flooring.

When not working, Francis loved to garden and grew vast amounts of vegetables for his family, friends, and neighbors. He had a loving heart for everyone around him. He was devoted to his faith and was a member of Sacred Heart Church for 65 years.

In addition to his wife Marianne, Francis is survived by his children: Anna Kirchner (Jeff), Christina Burroughs (Bill), Rose Ann Schaller and Francis F Schaller; grandchildren William and Michelle and one sister, Helen Weigand.

Francis is preceded in death by his son Michael Schaller, eight sisters and one brother.

Family will receive friends on Friday September 23, 2022 from 10am-11am at Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA. with a service to follow at 11am. Burial to follow at St. Joseph New Catholic Cemetery. For those that are unable to attend, the service will be livestreamed.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Francis’s memory may be made to Vision Corp, 244 N Queen St, Lancaster, PA 17603 (, Grane Hospice, 1010 Plymouth Road Suite D, York, PA 17402 ( or Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 558 W Walnut St, Lancaster, PA 17603.

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Condolences to the Family

September 23, 2022

Hope the services go well. All are in my thoughts and prayers.
Michele Schaller Walton

September 19, 2022

Dear, Mrs Schaller, Anna, and Christine,
I am sad to hear of Mr. Schaller’s passing.  He was the last of our fathers’ group of friends from St. Joes and Catholic High. We will keep them in our hearts always.  Please accept my sincere condolences.  Linda Butz Brenckle

September 14, 2022

Dear Mrs. Schaller and family,
My condolences to you in Mr. Schaller’s passing. He was the last of my dad’s close high school friends to pass.  May he be having a reunion with the gang in heaven.  Keeping you in my prayers.  Blessings, Anne Butz Tymon

September 14, 2022

Dear Marianne,
My condolences to you and your family.
Dolly Stipe

September 12, 2022

Francis was a special man.  We were in school together for 12 school friends. Did not see hm for several years.never forgot him 

September 12, 2022

Dear Marianne and family,
So sorry to hear of Francis’s passing.  I do remember him most from coming into the pharmacy, but I also remember the Schaller and Krimmel families growing up on ‘The Hill’.  My prayers go out to you and the family.  I will offer mass up fpr Frasncis on Sunday and light a candle in his memory.
Fran Lombardo Spangler

September 11, 2022

My Condolences to you and your Family Anna. Rhonda Daniels 

September 11, 2022

Anna – so sorry to hear about your dad’s passing.  Peace to you and your family.
Paul Viscuso

Friday, September 23, 2022
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Lititz, PA 17543
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