Wednesday, November 28th, 2007
Rev. William Schwartz
The Rev. William Schwartz, 79, of Hamilton, died Nov. 22, 2007, at a hospice facility in Hamilton.
He was born May 28, 1928, in Cincinnati, to William and Geneieve Schwartz.
Surviving are a brother, Jim (Lori), Altoona, Wis.; and a sister, Susan Faust, Walnut Creek, Calif.
Deceased is a brother-in-law, Paul Faust.
He was ordained a Catholic priest on May 30, 1953, after earning an AB degree for ministry preperation from the former St. Gregory Seminary, Mount Washington, and a Masters of Divinity from Mount St. Mary's Seminary of the West, Cincinnati. He served as pastor at numerous parishes including Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, New Bremen. He also taught at numerous schools and served as chaplain at Good Samaritan Hospital, Mount St. Joseph Motherhouse and St. Joseph Infant Home, all of Cincinnati, the Boy Scouts of the Dayton District and St. Joseph Orphanage, Dayton. He also served as director of the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) of the Dayton area and director of Catholic Charities and St. Vincent de Paul Society, Dayton.
A memorial Mass is 10 a.m. Tuesday at Queen of Peace parish, Millville, the Most Rev. Daniel E. Pilarczyk and Rev. Ed Smith officiating. His body was donated to the University of Cincinnati with burial to take place at a Catholic cemetery in Hamilton.
There are no calling hours.