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May 2, 2013
Harry Schweitzer passed away on May 2, 2013. He was born Nov. 7, 1920 in Mc Keesport, PA and was the youngest of nine boys. Eleanor his beloved wife of 63 years as well as his eight brothers along with his mother and father preceded Harry in death. He is survived by son, Jeffrey, daughters Jan Hoagg and Betsy Taylor. He was the proud and loving Grandfather of 7 Grandchildren and one Great-grandchild.
After spending 4 years in the USN during WWII, he graduated as a Mechanical Engineer from Northwestern University in 1947. For the next 35 years he worked for Goodyear and retired as General Manager of the Industrial Products division in 1982.
He loved is family as well as investing, volunteering, traveling, reading, computers and puzzles.
A private family memorial will be held at a later date. Interment will be in Evanston, IL, arrangements by the National Cremation Society. His family would appreciate any remembrances be to Hope Hospice at Shell Point, c/o The Legacy Foundation at Shell Point, 15010 Shell Point Blvd., Ft Myers FL, 33908.
Harry will be deeply loved and missed by his family and all who knew him.
Published in The News-Press on May 6, 2013