SCHWARTZ, Eric J.
Ottawa Leather Goods
Peacefully at home with his family by his side, Tuesday, September 24 at the age of 57. Never losing his sense of humour and always living his life with integrity, honesty and compassion, Eric lost his 17 year battle with cancer. Beloved husband and best friend of Elayne. Adored and proud father of Mitchell and Galya. Cherished brother of Rachelle and Wayne Isaacson, son-in-law of Brenda Wolf. Devoted and loving uncle to Mallory, Sydney, and Aaron Isaacson. Fondly remembered by Margot and Rick Bookman and Steven Wolf. He was a respected businessman, co-founder of the Canadian Luggage and Leather goods Dealers Association (CLLDA) and admired coach and past president of the Ottawa Shooting Stars. Thank you to Dr. Splinter from the Community Palliative Care Network for helping us grant Eric's wish of being at home during his final days. Funeral Service will be held at the Jewish Memorial Chapel, 1771 Cuba Avenue, on Monday, September 30 at 11 a.m. Interment at the Jewish Memorial Gardens, 2692 Bank Street, Ottawa. Shiva to be announced. In Memoriam donations to the Dr. Margaret Farncombe Palliative Care Education Fund 613-236-1616 ext 224.
Published in The Ottawa Citizen on Sept. 26, 2013