James W. Schwartz, 83, of Chippewa Township died Saturday, February 20, 2016 in his residence.
Born June 12, 1932 in Beaver Falls, he was the son of the late Henry P. and Frances (Huddy) Schwartz. He retired from B & W where he worked for 36 years until the steel mill closed. James enjoyed gardening, boating and woodcrafting.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Mary Lou (Koah) Schwartz; two daughters, Cheryl Shasteen and Carolyn (Daniel) Liberty, all of Chippewa Twp.; ten grandchildren, James L. Shasteen, Jr., Mark (Angela) Shasteen, Jeremiah, Marian, Joshua and Jason Schwartz, and Michael, Stephen, Christian and Nicholas Liberty; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Phyllis Schwartz (1979); a son, James Schwartz, Jr. (2003); a son-in-law, James Shasteen (2001); two sisters; and one brother.
Friends will be received Tuesday from 10am until the time of service at 1pm in the Gabauer-Lutton Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc. 117 Blackhawk Road-Chippewa, www.gabauerluttonfuneralhome.com.
Interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery.