Joseph Schwartz

Obituary of Joseph Schwartz


Schwartz, Joseph “Joe” Leo, 85, of Egg Harbor Township, NJ passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017.


Joseph was born March 12, 1932 in Philadelphia, PA to Raymond and Lydia Schwartz. He graduated from Olney High School and LaSalle College in Philadelphia. Joseph was employed as a Certified Public Accountant and retired as an Assistant Vice President in Finance from Penn Mutual Life Insurance. He also taught evening Accounting classes at LaSalle College. Joseph served honorably in the United States Army and was a veteran of the Korean War. He loved being at the shore, and enjoyed fishing, fitness and sports. His happiest moments were spending time with his family.


Joseph is survived by his wife Teresa (Pantone) of 58 years; his daughter Terry Schwartz of Ventnor; his son Michael (Scott) Pantone of West Hempstead, NY; his daughter Susan (Matt) Lutz of Alexandria, VA; four grandchildren, Gwen, Jack, Kate and Drew; his sister Teresa Conlow of Marlton; and his nieces Patricia Grefe of Hainesport and Jeanne Aquino of Horsham, PA.


He was preceded in death by his son Joseph L. Schwartz, Jr.; parents; 1 sister Dorothy Grefe; and 1 brother Raymond Schwartz.


A Mass will held on Sat., May 20 at 11:00 am at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, 6075 West Jersey Ave., Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234, with a visitation beginning at 10 am. A private burial will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery in Mays Landing. Joseph was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to all