Ethelyn M. Boyd Schwartz, age 99, of Erie, residing at Brevillier Village, passed away on Monday, April 30, 2012. She was born in Leavittsville, Ohio on October 16, 1912, daughter of the late Rev. J. Alvin and Bertha Boyd. Ethelyn was a charter member of the First Church of The Nazarene and had previously worked at the Boston Store. She enjoyed sewing and used to sell Stanley Home products. She loved being a homemaker and working in her flower garden. Ethelyn was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur C. Schwartz; a son, Paul Schwartz; a brother, Carl Boyd; and two sisters, Garnet Smyklo and Laura Potts. She is survived by her nieces and nephews, Rev. Don Boyd of Cincinnati, Ohio, Dee Rucker of Waco, Texas, Dorothy Boyd of Erie and John Boyd of Springboro and many great nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., East, 2607 Buffalo Road on Thursday from 12 Noon until the Funeral Service there at 1:30 p.m. conducted by Rev. John Shank. Interment, Laurel Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Brevilier Village, 5416 E. Lake Rd., Erie, PA 16511. To send condolences, visit www.dusckasfuneralhome.com.
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Dusckas Funeral Home - East Side
2607 Buffalo Road
Erie, PA 16510
Published in the Erie Times-News on May 2, 2012