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Jean A. Schwartz Jean A. Schwartz

Jean A. Schwartz

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

of Whitehall

Jean A. Schwartz, 75, of Whitehall, died Jan. 1, 2018, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of John S. Schwartz for 53 years.

Born in the Bronx, she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Angela (Stranzl) Tobitsch.

She worked as an artist and photographer.

Earlier in life, she worked in the defense department of AT&T in New York.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by three sons, John and his wife Heather, Kevin and his wife Jennifer and Mark and his wife Melissa; four grandchildren, Brandon, Olivia, Emily and Ella; a brother, Thomas and his wife Kathy Tobitsch and their children Timothy and Tammy; a mother-in-law, Theresa; two brothers-in-law Ronald and James and his wife Ellen and their children Jimmy, Shelly and Scott.

She was predeceased by a father-in-law, John.

Contributions may be made to St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church, 618 Fullerton Ave., Whitehall, 18052; or Camelot for Children, 2354 W. Emmaus Ave., Allentown, 18103 or at

Arrangements were made by Gilbert Funeral Home Inc.