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John A. Schwartz

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Member, volunteer at Harmony Grange 1692

John A. Schwartz, 80, of Cementon, died March 6, 2017, in his home. He was the husband of the late Evelyn (Soroka) Schwartz.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late David B. and Annie K. (Musco) Schwartz.

He was a 1954 graduate of the former Coplay High School.

He was an aviation mechanic YN3 in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam era.

He worked in the shipping department of the former Bonney Forge, East Allentown, for more than 35 years until he retired. He was earlier a food processor for the former Smith Milling Company, Northampton.

He was a member of Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity, Northampton.

He was a lifelong member of and a volunteer treasurer for Harmony Grange No. 1692, Lehigh Township.

He attended Northampton Senior Center at Grace United Church of Christ.

He is survived by a daughter, Lisa K. and her husband Keith Loch of Whitehall; a son, John D. and his wife Brenda of Coplay; a stepdaughter, Debbie L. Frisch of Hagerstown, Md.; five grandchildren, Eric, Brandon, Andrea, Jarrett and Austin; nieces; and nephews.

He was predeceased by a sister, Margaret Seiple; and a brother, Warren D.

Contributions may be made to the church memorial fund, 1229 Main St., Northampton.

Arrangements were made by Schisler Funeral Home Inc., Northampton.