Anton J. “Tony” Schwartz, age 90, of Winona Lake, Indiana passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 3:20 PM in Grace Village Healthcare, Winona Lake. He was born November 12, 1928 in Mansfield, OH to Ferdinand L. and Anna (Hangar) Schwartz. He is survived by his wife Rita of 36 years.
Tony attended Ohio State University and was a design engineer. He worked several appliance companies including Westinghouse and Amana. He retired from Whirlpool. He holds several patents for improvements made on stoves, refrigerators and microwave ovens. After retirement, he and Rita traveled extensively, including the Galapagos Islands, safari in Africa and some cruises. Also, they enjoyed helping widows in Vandalia, OH with odd jobs such as painting and plumbing. They moved to Warsaw in 2010 to be closer to their son.
In addition to his wife, Rita, Tony is survived by a brother John Schwartz and a sister Marie Dillion, both of Ohio, a stepson Mark (Sheila) Tenner of Warsaw, two daughters Lynn (Jeff) Dorr of Oregon and Ellen (Charlie) Baldwin of Ohio. He was preceded by a son Tim Schwartz, a sister Kate Enderle and brother Frankie Schwartz all of Ohio.
Visitation hours are scheduled from 4:00 to 8:00 PM, Monday, April 22, 2019 in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. A Rosary Service will be held at 7:30 PM Monday at the Funeral Chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 11:00 AM in Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Jonathan Norton celebrating. Interment will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to:
Sacred Heart Catholic School Scholarship Fund
135 N. Harrison St.
Warsaw, IN 46580