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George Schweizer

  • Birth 13 Mar 1946 Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
  • Death 21 Jul 2012 Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
  • Burial Oakwood, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 94691602

Obituary The Staten Island Advance

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- George Schweizer, 66, of Port Richmond, a loving son, brother and uncle remembered for his wonderful sense of humor, died Saturday in Richmond University Medical Center, West Brighton, after a long battle with cancer.

Born in Port Richmond, he was brought to Great Kills as a boy. He also lived in West Brighton before returning to Port Richmond as an adult.

Mr. Schweizer attended McKee High School.

He worked as a mail clerk as a young man.

Mr. Schweizer loved building model airplanes, going to hobby shops, and spending time with his family, particularly on holidays.

"George was very loved by a lot of people. He had a sense of humor that was so funny," said his sister, Geraldine Poldrugo. "He will always be remembered."

Surviving Mr. Schweizer, along with his sister, Geraldine, are his mother and stepfather, Dorothy and Peter Stio; his brothers, Ronald and Joseph, and his longtime companion, Rose DeFalco.

The funeral will be Wednesday from the Matthew Funeral Home, Willowbrook, with a mass at 9:30 a.m. in Our Lady of Pity R.C. Church, Bulls Head. Burial will follow in Ocean View Cemetery, Oakwood.


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  • Created by: Anonymous
  • Added: 2 Aug 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 94691602
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Schweizer (13 Mar 1946–21 Jul 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 94691602, citing Ocean View Cemetery, Oakwood, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA ; Maintained by Anonymous (contributor 46933945) .