Michael L. Schwartz, 85

EAST LIVERPOOL-Michael L. Schwartz, 85 passed away at his home in East Liverpool, Ohio, on Monday, June 30, 2014 following an extended illness.

He was born on April 18, 1929 in Polaski, Pa., a son to the late Francis and Gertrude (Burns) Schwartz. Mr. Schwartz was a Veteran of the United States Army serving during the Korean War and he worked as a Crane Man for Crucible Steel before he retired in 1982.

He is survived by two sons: Michael Schwartz and his wife Marilyn of Annapolis, Md. and Don Schwartz of East Liverpool, Ohio; one daughter: Nancy Schwartz of East Liverpool, several nieces and nephews and his canine companion Koko Larue.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Joyce E. (Adkins) Schwartz whom he married Feb. 14, 1953; two brothers: Marty and Jack along with five sisters: Gertrude, Ann, Norma, Mickey and June.

Services will be held at the East Liverpool Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Rick Dawson officiating.

Burial will follow in Columbiana County Memorial Park where the Tri State Burial Group will accord full military honors.

Family will be present to receive friends at the East Liverpool Chapel on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.

Family and friends may view this obituary, sign the guest book or send condolences online at www.altmeyer.com