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Esther M. Schwalbe

December 11, 1928 - July 4, 2019

          Esther M. Schwalbe, age 90, of Wilmington, DE passed away on Thursday, July 4, 2019.

          Born in Chester, PA on December 11, 1928 she was the daughter of the late Charles and Mamie (Bouchee) Bailey.  Esther dedicated her life to her family as a talented and loving homemaker, as well as working outside of the home.  She enjoyed volunteering at the Salvation Army.  Esther will always be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and dear friend to many.

          In addition to Esther’s parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Sheldon Schwalbe, Jr.  She is survived by her sons, Glenn T. Schwalbe (Debra) of Middletown and Sheldon Schwalbe III of Poughquag, NY; grandchildren, Glenn, Jr., Jill, Courtney and Morgan; and great grandchildren, Hannah, Christian, Lilly, Sophia, James and Olivia.

          All services will be held privately.

          In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Esther’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market Street, Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106.

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