(Monday - February 08, 2021) - Brian J. Schintgen, age 40, of Pembine, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, February 6, at his home.

Brian was born April 9, 1980, in Iron Mountain, son of William and Janet (Sanicki) Schintgen. Brian grew up in Niagara and was a graduate of Niagara High School, class of 1998. Following graduation, he proudly served in the United States Army as a Staff Sergeant. Brian's first date of basic training was on September 11, 2001.

Survivors include his parents, Bill and Janet Schintgen; one son, Connor Schintgen; one daughter, Kaleigh Atwell; one sister, Carrie (Scott) Geldmeyer; three nieces, Emma, Justine and Ashley Geldmeyer; one nephew Joseph Geldmeyer; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, William "Schanks" and Betty Schintgen and Tony and Nan Sanicki; five uncles, Jim Schintgen, Doug Payette, Dickie Rouse, Ronald Michaud, and Roger Stumpf; several Army brothers, and by his beloved boxer, Roxy.

Visitation will be Friday, February 12, from 10:00 until 11:30 AM at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Niagara. The Funeral Mass will take place on Friday at 11:30 AM at the church. Rev. Fr. Michael Lightner will officiate. The VFW Post #3635 of Florence will accord Military Honors at the church prior to the mass.

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The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home and Cremation Services-Niagara Chapel, to honor Brian's legacy of life.


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