|Birth: ||May 29, 1959|
|Death: ||Jun. 23, 2009|
Craig Lee Swartz
BELLAIRE — Craig Lee Swartz, 50, of Bellaire, an electrical contractor, entrepreneur and tree farmer, after a courageous battle with cancer, died Tuesday morning, June 23, 2009, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.
Born May 29, 1959, in Toledo, Ohio, he was the son of Lester and Elizabeth (Bergsman) Swartz. Recently, Craig, family and friends celebrated his 50th birthday.
Craig was a longtime member of Congregation Ahavat Shalom of Traverse City and a former member of Congregation Etz Chayim while living in Toledo.
As a hobby he enjoyed a competitive game of hockey.
He is survived by his wife, Sandra A. Swartz of Bellaire; two sons, Jordon E. Swartz of Toledo and Taylor D. Swartz of Bellaire; parents, Lester and Elizabeth Swartz of Lake Worth, Fla.; and three sisters, Lisa (John) Hemming of Toledo, Marci Leahey of Toledo and Debi (Rich) Fusco of Lake Worth, Fla.; and grandmothers, Sylvia Bergsman of Lake Worth, Fla., and Clara Swartz of Boca Raton, Fla.
Services will be held at Unitarian-Universalist Congregation, 6726 Center Road, Traverse City, on Thursday, June 25, 2009, at 11 a.m., with Rabbi Chava Bahle presiding. Graveside services with burial will follow at Helena Township Cemetery, Alden, at 1:30 p.m. Thursday.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Congregation Ahavat Shalom, 3143 Logan Valley Road, Traverse City, MI 49684 or to Hospice of Michigan, 900 East Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49686.
Kindly share your memories with the family on their online guest book at www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com.
Arrangements were made with the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, 305 Sixth Street, Traverse City, MI 49684.
- Record-Eagle - (Jun/24/2009)
Helena Township Cemetery
Created by: Erich
Record added: Aug 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57403074
Added: Oct. 2, 2013
Craig is my uncle-in-law (husband's maternal uncle). He had a great sense of humor, and the family dearly misses him. We love you, Uncle Craig!!|
Added: May. 24, 2013