Steve Thomas Schwalm

  • "Steve was a good guy, he made us laugh and was always silly..."
    - Karen Brinich

Steve Thomas Schwalm, 61, of Lavelle, formerly of Valley View, passed away Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

He was born Wednesday, May 29, 1957, in Pottsville, a son of the late Clair M. and Ruth A. Coleman Schwalm.

Steve was a 1978 graduate of Intermediate Unit 29, Mar Lin.

He was preceded in death by his parents and by a stepmother, Vilma "Mim" Troutman Schwalm.

He is survived by four sisters, Claire Nicksic, of Lititz, Deborah Schwartz, of Hegins, Jodi Spotts, of Schuylkill Haven, and Carol Pasirba, of Lavelle; a brother, Kevin Schwalm, of Pitman; stepmother, Joan Schwalm, of Catawissa; nieces and nephews.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family at Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View. Burial will be made in St. Paul's Cemetery, Sacramento. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hillside SPCA, 51 SPCA Road, Pottsville, PA 17901. Condolences can be left for the family at

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Published in Republican & Herald on Feb. 7, 2019
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