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Stuart E. Schachter

Death Date: April 15, 2019

Stuart E. Schachter, 78, of Valencia Pointe in Boynton Beach passed away Monday April 15, 2019.  Born in Pittsburgh, PA, Stuart moved to Queens, NY at an early age and spent his formative years in Forest Hills where he developed into a talented All City basketball player.  His basketball prowess earned Stuart a full scholarship to the University of Rhode Island where he was a member their varsity team, competing in the NCAA Tournament in 1961.  After graduating college, Stuart eventually became an owner of Amity Plumbing and Heating Supply Corp, expanding it into a regional company with several locations.  Stuart then went on to become a successful securities broker.  Stuart was an avid golfer and remained a wonderful athlete into his retirement.

Stuart was the beloved husband of Nancy with whom he enjoyed 51 years of marriage; the devoted father of Scott (Pamela) Schachter and Jeffrey (Frederique) Schachter; and the loving grandfather of Sophie, Landon, Delphine, Owen, and Blair.  Funeral services will be held at 3:30 PM on Wednesday April 17, 2019 at Beth Israel Memorial Chapel, 11115 Jog Rd., Boynton Beach, FL 33437.  Those wishing to honor Stuart with a memorial contribution are asked to kindly consider Steady Buckets, 27 Union Square W. #307, New York, NY 10003, www.steadybuckets.org, an organization helping youth develop into successful adults both on and off the court.

Chapel Service
April 17, 2019
- 3:30 pm
Beth Israel Boynton Beach Chapel
11115 Jog Road Boynton Beach, FL 33437
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  1. Dear Shaq, I will miss you my fellow Gemini. Thank you for your friendship while I rented space from Triad and your heart of gold support when I was sick for many years. Your impeccable style and confidence, humor, perspective and quick pace always brought joy and I’m confident you are still brightening our world with your spirit. I will treasure how you got me ready to play golf with the “guys” by giving me various items, including your Shinnecock towel. Thank you for introducing me to amazing Ruth as well as your lovely wife and son, Jeff, years ago. You welcomed me fully. I told you then as I tell you know, I love you. Rest in peace knowing that you lived well and impacted my life. Love, Stacey

  2. The Valencia Pointe golfers at Indian Spring CC have lost an irreplaceable part of our group. We all loved playing with Stu who was always ready with a story. Most of us only knew him for a short time but we all came to love him as a man and a friend. May his memory be a blessing for his family and all who had the privilege of knowing him. Rest in peace.

  3. It is with great sadness that I learned of Stu’s passing. My deepest sympathies go out to Nancy, Scott, Jeff and their families. Stu & I shared some great years together and he was always a warm and loving friend and partner.

  4. The world has lost one of the greats…I worked with Shaq at Triad for many years…he was my desk mate through so many life events. My heart is breaking. Love to Nancy, Jeff and Scott

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