Virginia J. Schwartz
October 10, 2019
Virginia J. Schwartz, 89, of Moyers Station Rd., Schuylkill Haven, passed away on Thursday, October 10, 2019 in Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center, Reading.
Born on September 20, 1930 in Pine Grove twp., she was a daughter of the late Thomas Sr. and Helen Sherman Zimmerman.
She was a graduate of Pine Grove High School. She was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Pine Grove where she was a Sunday School Teacher for over 50 years, member of the choir, Willing Workers and Fellowship Committee. She also made the communion wine for many years.
Virginia worked as a seamstress for Fox Knapp Mfg., Pine Grove.
She had a love for music and nature, especially butterflies and hummingbirds. She was a guitarist in a band that played for Hoedowns. She loved to cook, especially her sugar cookies, and the kids always enjoyed eating cookies at Gramma's kitchen table.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Robert B. Schwartz in 2001; sister Jean Zimmerman; two brothers Clare "Nubby" Zimmerman and Thomas Zimmerman, Jr.
Surviving are two daughters, Brenda and husband Dale Ferrebee, Jane and husband James Halye, both of Schuylkill Haven; 6 grandchildren, Aleisha and husband Tim Brixius, Billie Jo Wolff, Jeremy and wife Erin Herring, Stephanie and husband Andru Ditzler, Tyler and wife Missy Halye, Lindsey and husband Tom Herbein; 3 step children, Krysta Halye and husband David Houtz, Jeremiah and wife Laura Ferrebee, Tamara and husband Dane Noecker; 11 great grandchildren, Hayley, Quentin, and Ian Wolff, Delton and Julia Brixius, Aedyn and Carter Ditzler, Emma and Alex Halye, Cadence and Finley Herring; 2 step great grandchildren, Caeli and John Noecker, nieces and nephews.
Memorial Services will be held on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 312 S. Tulpehocken St., Pine Grove, with Pastor Barry Spatz officiating. Interment will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 312 S. Tulpehocken St., Pine Grove, Pa. 17963 in her memory.
The H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove is in charge of arrangements and you may send condolences to the family online at www.hlsnyderfuneralhome.com
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St. Peter's Lutheran Church Memorial Fund
312 S. Tulpehocken Street, Pine Grove PA 17963