Sidney I. Sontz

December 20, 1931February 14, 2013

Sidney I. Sontz, 81 years young, of Lake Worth, Florida, formerly of Lynn, Marblehead, and Swampscott, Massachusetts died Thursday, February 14th, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.

Sidney was a proud and supporting member and former president of the Northeast Roofing Contractors Association, a member of the Board of Directors for Camp Bauercrest and North Shore Jewish Community Center of Marblehead, long-time member of Temple Israel and Kernwood Country Club, member of the Mount Carmel Masonic Lodge, Alepppo-Shriners, and Jewish War Veterans.

He served in the US Air Force during the Korean War, serving from May 1952-1956 in Japan and Korea. He was the president of Max Sontz Companies of Lynn.

Sidney was the son of the late Esther (Cohen) and Max Sontz, brother of the late Phillip Sontz, Hyman Sontz, Charles Sontz, and Stanley Sontz. He is survived by his brother Harold Sontz, of Swampscott.

He was the devoted husband to Cynthia (Silver) for 56 years, and loving father of Andrea (Sontz) Cone and her husband Barry of Darnestown, Maryland, Marlene (Sontz) Conroy and her husband Scott of Swampscott, Bradley Sontz and his wife Rebecca (Feinstein) of Marblehead, and Derek Sontz and his wife Holly (Thorpe) of Frederick, Maryland. He was a proud and ever-loving grampy, leaving twelve amazing grandchildren, Jacob, Shelli, Aron and Rachel Cone, Stephanie and Devin Conroy, Sarah, Carly and Jack Sontz, Breckin, Levi and Myles Sontz.

Funeral Services at Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel, 10 Vinnin Street, SALEM on Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 1 PM. Interment at Congregation Shirat Hayam Cemetery, Temple Israel Section, Peabody. Memorial observance following the interment on Sunday at the Kernwood Country Club in Salem and on Monday and Tuesday from 12-7 PM at the home of Bradley and Rebecca Sontz. In celebration of his life, donations may be made to the Sidney I. Sontz "Hillside Fund" of Camp Bauercrest, Amesbury, MA, or the American Heart Association. For online condolences, please visit


  • Funeral Service Sunday, February 17, 2013
  • Graveside Service Sunday, February 17, 2013

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Lianne and Rob Therrien

February 22, 2013

Cynthia, Bradley and Family our deepest condolences on the passing of Syd. May the memories of the good times bring each of you comfort and strength in this time of sorrow.


February 22, 2013

May you find peace and comfort during this sad time...Psalms 25:16,17

February 21, 2013

Dear Cynthia,
My condolences to you and your family at this time of loss.
It was no nice to see you at the BHS alumni breakfast and reconnect with old friends. It is with deep sadness I express my sorrow.
Marjorie Short

February 19, 2013

Please accept my sincerest condolences on the passing of Sid. His love for Camp Bauercrest had a great impact on me. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.

Debbie Goldberg

February 18, 2013

Cynthia and the Sontz family I am truly blessed to have known Sidney throughout my life he was an amazing man.he was always there if one needed him , he will always have a place in my heart. I will truly miss him. Love,

Gary Merken

February 18, 2013

Brad and family,

So sorry to learn of your loss. May his memory be a blessing.

My mother Elaine extends her condolences; she knew your dad from their schooldays together.

May you find comfort and peace in the days ahead.

Jean & George

February 18, 2013

Cynthia and family,
we feel your pain as Sid was more than a true friend. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Fondly,

Glenn Paster

February 17, 2013

Dear Sontz family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. May you have only happy and cherished memories.
The Paster family

February 17, 2013

To all of the Sontz family - Heartfelt sympathy on the passing of your beloved, Sid - may the happy memories you shared bring you comfort in your sorrow.
Paula (Lanes) Mindel

Rosalind Dantzker-Guttman

February 17, 2013

Dear Harold and Cynthia, So sorry to hear of Sid's passing. May he rest in peace.