William Raymond Schwander of Florida, NY, a retired Maintenance Mechanic for the Parks & Recreation Department of the Town of Ramapo, entered into rest on Sunday, August 2, 2020. He was 70.
The son of the late Raymond W. Schwander & Carmen G. Perez Schwander, he was born on November 15, 1949 in Bronx, NY.
He was a US Army Vietnam Veteran.
He is survived by his wife Patricia M. Vogel Schwander; son, Raymond W. Schwander; son, Michael Schwander, daughter, Mary Call, stepson, Anthony Werner; brother, Edward Schwander; sister, Camille Russo; 11 grandchildren; 5 nephews; 3 nieces and 6 great nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a brother Raymond T. Schwander.
Memorial visitation will be held on Sunday, August 9th from 4-7PM at T.S. Purta Funeral Home, 22 Glenmere Avenue, Florida, NY 10921.
A memorial funeral mass will be held 10AM Monday, August 10th at St. John the Evangelist Church, 71 Murray Ave., Goshen, NY 10924.
Burial will be held in the O.C. Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery, Goshen, NY.
Due to COVID 19 restrictions and guidelines set forth from the state face coverings are required and the number of visitors allowed in the funeral home and the church is limited so we ask that those that may have to wait to enter please follow social distancing guidelines.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Orange County Veteran’s Food Panty, 111 Craigville Road, Goshen, NY 10924.
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