December 16, 1968 - March 22, 2012
10 am to 1 pm Wednesday March 28, 2012
1:00 p.m. Wednesday March 28, 2012
Kathleen Marie Schwartz, age 43, of Westerville, peacefully passed away Thursday. March 22, 2012 after a short but very courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Abington, PA on December 16, 1968 to Arthur and Anna Webber. Kathleen spent her childhood living in suburban Philadelphia before attending and graduating from Cedarville University. After marrying Mark Schwartz in 1991, they established a home in Carlisle, PA where she was a teacher, coach, community leader and devoted mom. All four of their children (Taylor, Grant, Reagan and Anna) were born there. The family moved to Westerville, OH in 2006. For the past several years, Kathleen was a physical education teacher as well as a basketball and volleyball coach at Polaris Christian Academy and an active member at Westerville Christian Church. In addition to her children, of whom she was so proud, her legacy will be the extraordinary impact she left on countless lives throughout her life as she selflessly sought to help, teach, guide and give back to others. Katleen is survived be her loving husband of 20 years, Mark; children Taylor, Grant, Reagan and Anna. Also surviving are her parents Arthur and Anna Webber , siblings Arthur, Evanna (DeFonteny), Wesley and Clifton and their spouses, and several beloved aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. The family will receive friends on Wednesday March 28, from 10 am to 1 pm at Westerville Christian Church, 471 E. College Avenue, Westerville, Ohio 43081. A Celebration of Life service will immediatedly follow at 1 pm with Pastor Greg Bondurant officiating. A special thank you to her doctors and caregivers at the OSU James Cancer Center and the beautiful people at The Kobacker House for all the care and support given to Kathleen and our family. Please visit CaringBridge.org/visit/kathleenschwartz to share a favorite memory of Kathleen or messages of condolence for the family. Arrangements by the MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, Westerville, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Kathleen’s memory may be made to the Kobacker House, 800 McConnell Drive, Columbus, Ohio 432314.