Saturday, January 6, 2018

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 01/05/2018


Schuylkill County Obituaries for 01/05/2018

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Max Schwartz, age 97, of Tamaqua, PA, passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 in South Nassau Communities Hospital on Long Island, NY. Max was born in Tamaqua to the late Isadore and Rose (Goldberg) Schwartz on April 1, 1920. He was married to the late Blanche Paperman of Weissport, PA for 67 years.

Max is survived by three children: Carolyn of South Windsor, CT, married to Dr. Gerald Schwartz; Aleta of East Rockaway, NY, married to Ariel Grunberg; and Attorney Marvin Schwartz of Whitehall, PA, married to Susan (Nagle). Grandchildren: Rochelle (Schwartz), married to Steven Cosman; Brent Schwartz, married to Marleen (Rothman); Rebecca (Grunberg), married to Michael Schuchman; Stephanie (Grunberg), married to Dr. David Goldstein; and Chad Schwartz. Great-grandchildren: Allyson, Bailey, and Jordan Cosman; Benjamin and Elyse Schwartz; Emma and Bar Schuchman; and Avi and Eli Goldstein. Max had two brothers: Albert Schwartz of Rockville, MD and the late Sidney Schwartz of Hazleton, PA.

Max proudly served in the 12th Armored Division of the U.S. Army during WWII in France and Germany, and he routinely attended army reunions throughout the years. After the war, Max returned home to run the family window cleaning business (Reliable Window Cleaners) with his father and brother Sidney. Max cleaned windows in Tamaqua and surrounding communities, and he continued to work until the age of 92. He was beloved and well known in these communities. Max’s window cleaning equipment will be donated to the Tamaqua Historical Society for display in the society’s museum.

Max was an active member of the Tamaqua American Legion and Tamaqua Elks Lodge, and he was in the bowling league with each organization. Max was also a member of the former Sons of Jacob Synagogue in Tamaqua, the Temple Israel Synagogue in Lehighton, and the Agudas Israel Synagogue in Hazleton. He travelled extensively with his family, having recently visited Israel and the Panama Canal. Max enjoyed telling stories about Tamaqua and surrounding communities, recounting nearly a hundred years of history.

Funeral arrangements where entrusted to the E. Franklin Griffiths Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. of 655 East broad Street Tamaqua, Pennsylvania 18252. (570) 668-2550

Max was laid to rest next to Blanche in the Sons of Jacob Cemetery in Hometown on Friday January 5, 2018. In lieu of flowers, donations in Max’s name may be made to Temple Israel of Lehighton c/o Vickie Semmel, 1005 Charles St., Palmerton, PA 18071.

online registry and condolences maybe signed at www.griffithfuneralhomes.com
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Max Schwartz, age 97, of Tamaqua, PA, passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 in South Nassau Communities Hospital on Long Island, NY. Max was born in Tamaqua to the late Isadore and Rose (Goldberg) Schwartz on April 1, 1920. He was married to the late Blanche Paperman of Weissport, PA for 67 years.

Max is survived by three children: Carolyn of South Windsor, CT, married to Dr. Gerald Schwartz; Aleta of East Rockaway, NY, married to Ariel Grunberg; and Attorney Marvin Schwartz of Whitehall, PA, married to Susan (Nagle). Grandchildren: Rochelle (Schwartz), married to Steven Cosman; Brent Schwartz, married to Marleen (Rothman); Rebecca (Grunberg), married to Michael Schuchman; Stephanie (Grunberg), married to Dr. David Goldstein; and Chad Schwartz. Great-grandchildren: Allyson, Bailey, and Jordan Cosman; Benjamin and Elyse Schwartz; Emma and Bar Schuchman; and Avi and Eli Goldstein. Max had two brothers: Albert Schwartz of Rockville, MD and the late Sidney Schwartz of Hazleton, PA.

Max proudly served in the 12th Armored Division of the U.S. Army during WWII in France and Germany, and he routinely attended army reunions throughout the years. After the war, Max returned home to run the family window cleaning business (Reliable Window Cleaners) with his father and brother Sidney. Max cleaned windows in Tamaqua and surrounding communities, and he continued to work until the age of 92. He was beloved and well known in these communities. Max’s window cleaning equipment will be donated to the Tamaqua Historical Society for display in the society’s museum.

Max was an active member of the Tamaqua American Legion and Tamaqua Elks Lodge, and he was in the bowling league with each organization. Max was also a member of the former Sons of Jacob Synagogue in Tamaqua, the Temple Israel Synagogue in Lehighton, and the Agudas Israel Synagogue in Hazleton. He travelled extensively with his family, having recently visited Israel and the Panama Canal. Max enjoyed telling stories about Tamaqua and surrounding communities, recounting nearly a hundred years of history.

Funeral arrangements where entrusted to the E. Franklin Griffiths Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. of 655 East broad Street Tamaqua, Pennsylvania 18252. (570) 668-2550

Max was laid to rest next to Blanche in the Sons of Jacob Cemetery in Hometown on Friday January 5, 2018. In lieu of flowers, donations in Max’s name may be made to Temple Israel of Lehighton c/o Vickie Semmel, 1005 Charles St., Palmerton, PA 18071.

online registry and condolences maybe signed at www.griffithfuneralhomes.com

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