H. Norman Schack

February 19, 1929May 14, 2018

SCHACK - H. Norman Of West Seneca, NY, May 14, 2018, beloved husband of the late Mary Jane (nee Casler); dearest father of Mary Frances (Rodney) Montgomery, Norman (Carlos Arcos), Edward, Andrew (Mike Ream), Patrick (Mary), Michael (Jennifer), Mary Annette (Kelly) Mauk, Mary Carol (Mark) Crouthamel and Mary Elaine (Chad) Maloney; also survived by 13 grandchildren; brother of the late Joan Brinkman. Family will be present Wednesday 1-4 and 6-9 PM at the HOY FUNERAL HOME, 3855 Seneca St., West Seneca. Relatives and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial Thursday morning at 10:15 at Queen of Heaven Church, 4220 Seneca St., West Seneca, NY (please assemble at church). Mr. Schack was a US Army veteran stationed in Okinawa and was deployed to Korea and served during the battle of Pork Chop Hill. He received a BA in Chemistry from UB in 1959. Following his nine years as a polymer chemist at Lucidol, he served as Chief Chemist in several malt houses until his retirement. He was a former Meals-on-Wheels volunteer, an usher at Queen of Heaven Church, member of St. Vincent de Paul Society and Past Commander of Harvey D. Morin Post #2940. Online condolences may be made at


  • Visitation Wednesday, May 16, 2018
  • Visitation Wednesday, May 16, 2018
  • Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, May 17, 2018

H. Norman Schack

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Douglas Bolton

May 16, 2018

As a friend and co-worker of Norm at Lucidol, I will always remember his job expertise and dry sense of humor. The later will serve him well in God's Kingdom. My thoughts, prayers, and deepest sympathy are with his entire family at this difficult time.