Peter J. Schwartz

Peter J. Schwartz, 73, of Hartford passed away on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009, at St. Lukeís Medical Center in Milwaukee.

Peter was born Aug. 28, 1936, in Hartford to Peter and Regina (nee Barra) Schwartz. Peter married Peggy Tennant on May 18, 1956, at St. Kilianís Church in Hartford.

Peter was a member of the American Legion, Harley Owners Group Hartford Chapter. He also loved to hunt, fish, ride his motorcycle and spend time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his two sons, Pete and Paul (Annette) Schwartz; a sister, Mary (Del) Schraufnagel; and three grandchildren, Dustin, Deric and Dylan. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Peter is preceded in death by his loving wife, Peg; two sisters, Evelyn and Eileen; and a brother, Donald (Rita) Schwartz.

Memorial Mass of Christian burial for Peter will was Monday, Oct. 12, 2009, at 6 p.m. at St. Kilianís Catholic Church, 264 W. State St., Hartford, with the Rev. David LaPlante officiating. The family received relatives and friends from 4 p.m. until the time of the service.

Shimon Funeral home is assisting the family. www.