Jeffrey L. Schwartz
October 9, 1947 – December 18, 2013
Age 66, passed away at home on December 18, 2013.
Jeff was born to Eve and Al Schwartz on October 9, 1947. He graduated from Brandywine Junior College and was a buyer for Action Drug for 11 years. Jeff became a wallpaper and painting contractor which he enjoyed for over 30 years.
Jeff served in the U.S. Navy in Subic Bay, Philippines and was a member of the Jewish War Veterans and the American Legion. He was also a Past Commander of the Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotillas, Past President of B’nai B’rith, President of the Greater Newark Civic Council, a member of the New Castle County Police Citizens Advisory Board and a committee member of the Delaware Foundation of Reaching Citizens with Intellectual Disabilities.
Jeff is survived by his wife of 40 years, Denise Wilder Schwartz; daughters, Stacey Stickel (Joe) and Melissa Brady (Devon); sisters, Marsha Levy (Mel) and Sheila Krinsky (Burt); and his wonderful nieces, nephews, in-laws, cousins, friends and very special granddogs, Molly and Jake.
Funeral services will be 1:00 pm, Friday, December 20, 2013 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark, DE 19711. Shiva will be observed Saturday and Sunday evening at 7:00 pm at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Stickel.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the DFRC Foundation, 640 Plaza Drive, Newark, DE 19702 or the Jewish War Veterans, 1811 R Street, NW, Washington, DE 20009.
Arrangements by SCHOENBERG MEMORIAL CHAPEL