January 01, 1970


Jeffrey Alan Schwarz, Sr.
Age 71, of Prospect, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, January 11, 2024 at his home. Born September 22, 1952, son of the late Frank and Helen Schwarz and his Aunt Thelma Schwarz. Jeff is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Anne (Gormley) Schwarz, whom he married on June 15, 1973; mother-in-law Marguerite Gormley, children, Jeffrey (Judith Fisher) Schwarz Jr., Jason R. (Brooke), Jonathan (Angela Biederman), Jessica (Jonathan) Hamilton; grandchildren, who lovingly called him “Papoo”, Sara Elizabeth , Emma Sophia, Corbin Lewis, Lillian Rose, Archer Lawrence, Gracie Fay; siblings Deborah Jackson, Virginia Szoss, Vernon Smith Jr. and Grover Jacob Schrayer III and many nieces and nephews.

Jeff was preceded in death by his biological parents,
Margaret Anne Gasso and Grover Jacob Schrayer Jr.

Jeff and Betsy were married for more than 50 years raising their four children and doting on their grandchildren. Jeff possessed foundational craftsmanship evidenced in his work at Equitable Gas/Peoples as a master welder. He instilled that sense of pride in his children through sports, coaching and teaching them through their youth. In his free time he enjoyed spending time at WildWood Crest beach NJ, riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle with Betsy and spending time with his family. He was a member of The North Hills Masonic Lodge 716.

Family and friends are welcome on Wednesday, January 17th from 2-4 pm and 6-8pm at Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry Township, 2678 Rochester Road, Cranberry Township. A Funeral Service will be held at 11 am on Thursday, January 18th at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made in Jeff’s name to the Butler County Humane Society and Tunnels to Towers Foundation.

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  • Maria Montgomery

    So sorry to hear of Jeff’s passing; he made quite an impression on so many who knew him. I was familiar with Jeff from working at Equitable/People’s Gas and he was quite a character.

  • Gerry Bosiljevac

    So sorry to hear about your loss. I met Jeff at the Prospect Boys Club & I liked him immediately. Our sons played football together and we shared the sidelines helping the coaches with various duties. My deepest sympathy to all family members and may he rest in peace.

  • LaDonna Biederman

    Sending my deepest sympathies to all of you. So very sorry to hear the news. Lifting you in prayer for comfort and peace a as you endure this loss.

  • Norma Koach

    My deepest sympathy to you Jason and Brooke and all your family

 

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