William C. Schwarz Jr.

William C. Schwarz, Jr.

AGE: 74 • Bridgewater

William "Bill" C. Schwarz, Jr., 74, died on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at Somerset Medical Center in Somerville. Son of the late William and Johanna Schwarz, Bill was born in Plainfield and lived in Warren and Plainfield before moving to Bridgewater over 30 years ago. Bill's parents were the co-owners of the Schwaebische Alb in Warren. He was a plumber for the Steamfitters Local Union #475 in Warren for 40 years. He enjoyed deep sea fishing for fluke and watching NASCAR with his son Karl. He was a member of the Bound Brook Moose, Somerville Elks and Manville Elks. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him and always remembered for his outgoing personality and his white hair and beard that resembled Santa Clause.

He is predeceased by his beloved wife, Barbara (DeVault) Schwarz who died on July 14, 1997. He leaves behind to cherish his memory his beloved son, Karl Schwarz of Bridgewater. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 from 5-8 PM at the Bridgewater Funeral Home, 707 East Main Street, Bridgewater, NJ 08807. Funeral Services will take place 10AM on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at the funeral home followed by burial at Hillside Cemetery in Scotch Plains.

Published in Courier News on Dec. 12, 2012