Grace Schweisguth

Grace Schweisguth, 67, of Greentown, died Monday, July 29th, at VNA Hospice, Geisinger CMC after a long courageous battle with cancer. She is survived by her loving husband of 41 years, William H. Schweisguth.

Born in Newark, N.J., daughter of the late George and Grace Pichirallo. She was a graduate of Clifton High School. A resident of Greentown for 38 years. She was a homemaker until her children were grown. She was then employed by Caesars Cove Haven until her illness five years ago. She recently traveled to South America, and made frequent trips to Florida.

Grace was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Her family was her life. Oh mother, may God let us inherit your strength to never give up and keep us fighting the good fight to get through this life until we see you again.

The family would like to thank all of her doctors and nurses for their care and compassion.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Sheri Smith and husband Christian, Greentown; a son, William J. Schweisguth and wife, Olga, of Ocoee, Florida; her grandchildren, William Roberto Schweisguth, Ocoee, Florida; and Elizabeth Grace Smith, Greentown. She is also survived by her brother, Frank Pichirallo and wife, Lynn; two sisters, Modesta Buchel; and Antoinette Bonavita and husband, William; several nieces and nephews.

As per her wishes, interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to the .

Funeral arrangements by Arthur J. Frey Funeral Home.

Published in Scranton Times on Aug. 4, 2013