Family-Placed Death Notice
SCHWARTZ, Penny Ms. Penny Schwartz, age 51, of Duluth, GA passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2009. She was preceded in death by: mother, Barbara Ann Baker. She is survived by: father, Edward Schwartz, Deerfield Beach, FL; son, Derrick Schwartz, Duluth, GA; grandson, Kael Alexander Schwartz, Duluth, GA; sister and brother-in-law, Jody and Keith Ahlfinger, Suwanee, GA; brother, Michael Schwartz, Cincinnati, OH; nephews, Chase Ahlfinger, Suwanee, GA and Taylor Schwartz, Cincinnati, OH; and niece, Ashley Schwartz, Cincinnati, OH. Penny was born in Cincinnati, OH and moved to Georgia in 1972. Penny loved her family and friends and most of all her son, Derrick. Early in her life, she worked in the family owned restaurant then car sales and later managed a clothing store. She loved boating, water skiing, playing cards, and gardening. Most of all, her love for drag racing led to her smoking a tire off every now and then. Her life was a never-ending battle with Crohn's disease and when she was feeling well she was a joy to be with. Memorial service will be held on Sunday, July 26, 2009 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Dr. Richard Mark Lee officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday afternoon from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneral home.com.
Published in Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Jul. 25, 2009.