John Schwantes
John Schwantes
John Schwantes
John Schwantes
John Schwantes
John Schwantes

Obituary of John W. Schwantes

John Walter Schwantes, of Willingboro, NJ, died on July 11, 2019 at his home . He was born on February 12, 1942 in Whitefish Bay, WI and grew up in Wauwatosa, WI. John graduated from Marquette University, and was commisioned a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. In 1964 he married a young teacher named Marcia Preiss, and together they had four sons. John continued to serve on active duty until retiring as a Major in 1984.

 

After retiring as a Marine, John was a salesman for Prudential Insurance and Allstate Insurance for several years. He was an active outdoorsman , and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He will be greatly missed.

 

John is survived by his brothers Peter (Rosemary), Michael (Margie), Jim (Lil), his sister Anne (Harry), his sons Jay (Ann), Joe (Diane), Jamie (Jill), his six grandchildren Abbey (Jeff Dallas), Ryan, Evan, Jeffrey, Aidan, Jack, and his dog Turquoise. John was predeceased by his parents Norbert and Mary (Cain), the love of his life Marcia (Preiss), his brother Mark, his son Jeff, and his dogs Suzy, Butch, Sergeant, Gypsy, Pudge, Bubba, Binky, Belle,Topaz, Onyx, and Sapphire.

 

Liturgy of Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:30 am at Corpus Christi Church, 11 South Sunset Road, Willingboro, NJ. Relatives and friends may call Thursday morning, 8:00 am – 10:00 am at the Goes - Scolieri Funeral Home, 212 Levitt Pkwy, Willingboro, NJ. Interment will be at Brig. Gen. Wm. C. Doyle Veteran Memorial Cemetery, Wrightstown, NJ.

 

In Lieu of Flowers due to cemetery restrictions : memorial donations are requested to the Semper Fi Fund, 825 College Blvd, Suite 102,PMB 609, Oceanside,Ca,92057. Please click on the following Link : https://semperfifund.org/   in his memory.  Thank You.

 

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Thursday
18
July

Visitation :

8:00 am - 10:00 am
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Goes - Scolieri Funeral Home
212 Levitt Pkwy
Willingboro, New Jersey, United States
(609)871-1000
Thursday
18
July

Liturgy of Christian Burial :

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Corpus Chrisiti R.C. Church
11 South Sunset Road
Willingboro, New Jersey, United States
(609)8775322
Thursday
18
July

Interment with Full USMC Honors :

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Brig. Gen. Wm. C. Doyle Veteran Memorial Cemetery
350 Provinceline Road
Wrightstown, New Jersey, United States
(609)738-2400

In Lieu of Flowers :

due to cemetery restrictions : memorial donations are requested to the : Semper Fi Fund, 825 College Blvd, Suite 102, PMB 609, Oceanside, Ca,92057 in his memory. Please click on link in obituary to donate. Thank You.
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