Christine Schwartz

| 08 Sep 2015 | 02:24

    Christine Marie Schwartz of Shohola died Monday, Sept. 7, 2015, at Bon Secours Community Hospital with her family by her side. She was 47.

    Daughter of Paul and Janet Piserchia Schwartz Sr., she was born Sept. 13, 1967, in Rahway, N.J.

    She was a loving mother to her children and loved to be with her family and friends. She had a passion for all animals. She was affiliated with multiple animal rescue groups and shelters. She found it her responsibility to save abused animals and find them loving homes. She worked as a self-employed dog groomer for many years.

    Survivors include one daughter, Erica Schwartz of Colonia, N.J.; son, Jake Schwartz of Colonia, N.J.; companion, Bobby Kyle; brother, Paul Schwartz Jr. and his wife, Jennifer, of Freehold, N.J.; sister, Tara Kilgore and her husband, Stacy, of Georgia; maternal grandparents, Dominick and Josephine Piserchia; aunt, Karen and her husband, Joe, of Lakewood, N.J.; uncle, Steve, from Florida; nieces and nephews, Harrison, Aidan, Wyatt, and Mackenzie; cousins, Michele Fotia and her husband, Mike, and their children, Mikey Jr., Jason, and Ariana; cousin, Stephen Hnida III; and her beloved animals.

    There will be no visitation. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the ASPCA, P. O. Box 96929, Washington D.C., 20090-6929 or

    Funeral arrangements are by the Gray-Parker Funeral Home, Port Jervis.