Jane S. Schweitzer, 95, Adamstown Elementary cook, Women’s Club charter member

By on December 6, 2017

Jane S. Schweitzer, 95, of Stevens, formerly of Adamstown, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, at Gardens at Stevens Nursing Home.

She was born in Ephrata to the late Paul and Margaret (Becker) Stirk, and was the wife of the late John C. Schweitzer, who died in 2004.

She was a member of Peace United Church of Christ, Swartzville, where she was a member of the choir for over 50 years. She was a charter member and past president of Adamstown Women’s Club. Jane had worked at Mom’s Diner for 13 years, and was a cook at Adamstown Elementary School.

Jane is survived by a son: Phillip (Donna) Schweitzer of West Lawn; seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and two daughters-in-law: Dixie Schweitzer and Shirley Schweitzer.

She was preceded in death by her husband: John C. Schweitzer; two sons: Randy and Jeff Schweitzer; four sisters: Mary Bowers, Francis Faust, Pauline Bowers, and Nancy Orth; and a brother: Isaac Stirk.

A memorial service was held Dec. 4 at Peace United Church of Christ, Denver, with Pastor William E. Hoch officiating. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions in Jane’s memory may be made to the Peace UCC Music Department, c/o Peace United Church of Christ, 37 E. Swartzville Road, Denver, PA 17517.

Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at roseborostradling.com.

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