Mary E. Schwartz

SIDNEY — Mary E. Schwartz, age 87, of Sidney, OH, died at Sidney Care Center on February 3, 2014, at 1:15 A.M. She was born in Searcy, AK on March 12, 1926 to the late Claude and Ruth (Clark) Graham, Sr.

On April 20, 1946, she married Roy Schwartz. He preceded her in death on April 7, 1999.

Mary is survived by four daughters: Ruth A. Cruea, Helen McGlone and Connie Jarvis, all of Sidney, OH and Sandra Stottlemire, Barrackville, WV; two sons: Tom Schwartz and Paul Schwartz, both of Piqua, OH; one foster son: David Curtis, Hinesville, GA; one step daughter: Charlotte Cruea, Piqua, OH; one brother: Carl Graham of Piqua, OH; three sisters: Lillian Nadine Chaney, Tipp City, OH, and Marie King, MS, and Betty Colvert, Piqua, OH; fifteen grandchildren and thirty two great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one daughter: Diana Schwartz; two grandchildren: Dawn Schwartz and Mark Cruea, and one brother: Claude J. Graham, Jr.

Mary was a loving homemaker.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, February 6, 2014, at Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home, Piqua with Rev. Gary Wagner officiating. Burial will follow at Miami Memorial Park, Covington. Friends may call from 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. on Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home to help defray funeral expenses.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at

Funeral Home

Melcher Sowers Funeral Home
646 W. High St. Piqua, OH 45356
Published in Troy Daily News from Feb. 4 to Feb. 5, 2014