Edward Louis Schwartz
October 15, 1936 - July 25, 2004
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Edward Louis Schwartz, 67, of 205 Balfer Drive, died July 25, 2004 at his residence. Born in Womelsdorf, PA, he was a son of the late Edward and Mildred Fields Schwartz. He served in the US Army. Before his retirement, he was Sales Manager with Bob Jones University Press. After his retirement, he was a…

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Wendel Alewine left a message on March 6, 2015:
Dear Linda and family, Ed was a true friend, and a mentor to me. I will always remember his example of diligence and thoroughness in his work. I will remember how he closed every prayer, "Lord, we want to tell you that we love you very, very much." I
Ray & Pam Shup left a message on March 6, 2015:
What a celebration there must be in Heaven; I'm sure Ed is leading the heavenly choir in singing praises to our Lord. Ed was an inspiration to me and the perfect role model to all of us school reps;he truly will be missed. Our love and prayers will always
Paul and Bonnie Warf left a message on March 6, 2015:
Linda and Family, Forgive my lateness of this message. I found out about this sight a few days ago. Linda it was great talking with you on Monday after Ed's home going. I was encouraged by your strength through such a difficult time. I did call and lis
Obera Taylor Page left a message on March 6, 2015:
Linda, Our sincere sympathy to you in the homegoing of Edward. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We can never forget all the love,care and concern you two shared with our late brother and sister-in-law, your neighbors, Wilton & Louise Taylor.
Nathan Rohrer left a message on March 6, 2015:
We have lost a great man, but he has been promoted. May God's blessings continue for your family. Nathan Rohrer
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
LuAnne Burgan Steinker left a message on March 6, 2015:
My Dear Linda, and Family, You and Ed were very dear to me, and encouraged me so much during the years that I was a Rep. As the only female, I needed you. Ed was such a wonderful friend. I can imagine him right now, laughing and talking to all of the
LuAnne Burgan Steinker left a message on March 6, 2015:
My Dear Linda, and Family, You and Ed were very dear to me, and encouraged me so much during the years that I was a Rep. As the only female, I needed you. Ed was such a wonderful friend. I can imagine him right now, laughing and talking to all of the
Lisa Sinde left a message on March 6, 2015:
Dear Mrs. Schwartz and Family, The memorial service today was such a wonderful tribute to Mr. Schwartz. My tears were not for him because he could not be in a better place but my tears were for you. The urgency of knowing Christ as ones personal Savoi
Lillian Cinkowski left a message on March 6, 2015:
Dear Linda and family, What a blessing and a joy it was to work together with Ed. He was a great boss and a very good friend. I'm thanking God for the many precious memories I have of our years of working together in this ministry. I will miss him so
Rick and Martha Smith left a message on March 6, 2015:
Martha and I would like to send our love and condolences to Miss Linda and the family. Mr. Schwartz hired me when I came to the Press and has been a great help and encouragement over these last 5 years. He will be greatly missed by many. Please remember R
Ruth Ritch left a message on March 6, 2015:
Dear Linda and Family, Ed was the bright spot in everyone's day! He loved to tease, and had such a great sense of humor. When Ed would travel in the summer we would miss him, and look forward to his return to the office. I am sad to know that he will n
Ryan Parker left a message on March 6, 2015:
As with so many, Mr. Schwartz was a great encouragement and blessing to me over the five years I knew him. Working in Press Accounts Payable, I had much dealing with him regarding rep expenses and other financial matters. I'll always remember his kind s
Vicky and Charlie Johnson left a message on March 6, 2015:
My earliest memory of Ed is his laughter at work. One always knew when Ed was "in house." How he will be missed here at the Press! His dedication and passion for his Lord and his work surpass all understanding and equal. We are better for having known him
TRUDY MCCALL left a message on March 6, 2015:
Mr. Schwartz's smile has always been the memory that I will carry with me about his testimony here at the Press. My acquaintence has been from a distance and hearing others lovingly describe his contributions to the Press over the years as well as his pe
Tom and Sharon Getz left a message on March 6, 2015:
I have known Ed for over 30 years. He will always be remembered as a man that loved his Lord and loved his fellowman. He always had time to solve our problems at school, on the road and even at our home. His warmth made him part of our family, my children
Tina Stevenson left a message on March 6, 2015:
Aunt Linda, Lindy & David; I believe that life is not measured by how many breaths we take but my how many moments life takes our breath away. Uncle Edward took my breath away. I love you all and share your loss.
Tim and Wendy Nanney left a message on March 6, 2015:
What a wonderful man! Ed's enthusiam for life and the Lord were a rare treasure. We can just picture his excitement now walking the streets of gold. We pray the Lord will give your family grace and comfort during this time. Ed will be sorely missed by
Sarah Coley left a message on March 6, 2015:
It was an honor and a privilege to work with such a gentleman as Ed. Despite his condition over the past several months, he always had a smile on his face. I could clearly see the peace of God in his life. My deepest sympathies to your family. Sincerely,
Sandra L. Stock left a message on March 6, 2015:
Ed was truly one of a kind. He had boundless energy and gave of himself unstintingly. His Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ was precious to him, and he was bold to speak of Him to others. He loved his dear wife, Linda, and I know that her comfort is that o
Rynda Clarke left a message on March 6, 2015:
I am so sorry for your loss. Ed will be miss greatly by many people. I will remember him for his laughter.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Jeff and Ginger Hargraves left a message on March 6, 2015:
Linda and family, Ed will certainly be missed. He was a fine man and a good friend. Our hearts hurt along with yours, but we also rejoice to know Ed is with the Father. Be assured of our prayers. Jeff and Ginger Hargraves
Heidi Wolfskill left a message on March 6, 2015:
Dear Aunt Linda, Lindy, and David: Psalm 116:15 says, "Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints." What an encouragement to know that Uncle Edward is praising God with all the saints who have gone on before and now dwell in life ete
Dave Bachman left a message on March 6, 2015:
Dear Linda & Family, Ed will be missed by all but especially by you. Our prayers are with you and may God give you exceeding grace and comfort at this time. Call on any of us "reps" if there is a need or we can do anything to be a help. God bless you.
Dan Warf left a message on March 6, 2015:
Dear Linda, My heart was torn when hearing the news of Ed's graduation. He stepped in and took the role of my father while I was at BJU. You both touched my life in a deep way. I will never forget Ed's upbeat positive attitude toward life coupled with
Carolyn James left a message on March 6, 2015:
Dear Linda and Family, Ed Swartz will always be the man who sold horse blankets! He sold my family on BJ textbooks and the blankets in Kansas City,1986. Later,he sold us on BJU in Phoenix,1991. Later still, Ed said,"We should have you working at the Pre
Carol Knoll left a message on March 6, 2015:
I will miss Ed coming to my office and teasing me about being Scottish. He used to tell people that I would go around looking at the floor all the time, hoping to find some pennies to pick up. He said that the clock on the main street in Edinburgh, Scot
Brock Miller left a message on March 6, 2015:
I did not have a chance to know Ed long, but as he trained me for my new job with Precept Marketing, I was inspired by his energy and optimism. I'll also never forget how he passionately defended Dr. Vaughn when the Vaughns were going through some family
Bill/Jean Sponseller left a message on March 6, 2015:
A VOID AMONG OUR CHERRISHED ACQUAINTANCES THAT WILL NOT BE FILLED. THANKS TO THE LORD THAT HE IS A SHELTER TO THOSE WHO TRUST IN HIM Prov..
Bill Apelian left a message on March 6, 2015:
Dear Linda and Family, Ed loved the Press and we loved him. His memory will always be with those of us who had the privilege of sharing in this ministry with him. Much of what we are today as a ministry, as a business and as his co-laborers, is due t
Betty-Ann Crabb left a message on March 6, 2015:
We will certainly miss Mr Schwartz. He was a welcome face in the Solutions Department. I enjoyed his positive attitude, and joyful spirit which evidenced his relationship with His Lord. He will be missed.
Deb and George Vermillion left a message on March 6, 2015:
Dear Linda and family, We will miss Ed but rejoice in his homegoing. To think of leaving this sick body and entering the Lord's presence! What a wonderful day that will be. We love you and are praying for comfort and strength. Deb, George and Courtney
Deborah Forsythe left a message on March 6, 2015:
Linda and Family. Thank you for sharing your husband and dad with so many of us. My family often benefited from the caring love of Linda and Mr Schwartz--from helping select a car, advice and encouragement with my children, rides to work in snowy weather
Denise Huntress & Family left a message on March 6, 2015:
Dear Linda & family, I was very blessed to meet Ed 4 years ago when I came from Maine to work at BJU Press, and have been blessed ever since in getting to know him. He had a wonderful eye for detail, his stories were inspiring, and his sense of humor was
Harry and Deanna Miller left a message on March 6, 2015:
Words cannot express how we feel at this time. Ed was a special man to our whole family and will be missed greatly. Be assured that our thoughts and prayers are with the whole family. Praise God we know that Ed is praising the Lord in heaven right now!
Gregory S Fuller left a message on March 6, 2015:
Ed will always be remembered as a man of passion! For those who were blessed to work with Ed, it didn't take long to know that he was passionate about his work for BJU Press! He was also passionate about his family. His wife Linda was the love of his li
George & Dana Buckley left a message on March 6, 2015:
There are so many memories that flood our thoughts about Ed & Linda. The first memory of Ed was 16 years ago in Kansas City, when a friend introduced us to Ed, the rest is history. Ed was a man that loved details; whether it was how many people the sport
Elliott & Sherry Rice left a message on March 6, 2015:
Dear Linda & Family, Ed always had a word of encouragement for us when I worked at the Press and Elliott prepared for the ministry, and he never failed to come and see us whenever he was passing through Arizona. Words cannot express how much he meant
Dottie & Steve Buckley left a message on March 6, 2015:
Dear Linda and family, It was indeed a great privilege to know Ed, to work with him, and to travel with his team those 7 summers. Ed's great love for our Lord, his exuberance for life, his compassion and concern for people, his dedication to Christian ed
Don and Esther Smith left a message on March 6, 2015:
Dear Linda and family, What a dear friend and encourager Ed was to us. He went out of his way to encourage us at the homegoing of Don's father in Phoenix, and while there took us out to dinner--this is just one of many examples of his kindnesses to us.
Dick and Lynn Tracy left a message on March 6, 2015:
Dear Linda and Children, We will treasure our memories of Mr. Schwartz here in the office as one of the biggest cheerleaders BJU Press has ever had. We rejoice with you that he is at rest in the arms of our Saviour. Linda, you have given us all an exampl
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Dick and Lois Seeley left a message on March 6, 2015:
I first met Ed when he was the only BJUP representative. He serviced our school in North Carolina so faithfully. I was impressed with his desire to do things right. His testimony will live on in the lives of those who knew him. We look forward to the
Atilio and Arlene Deambrosi left a message on March 6, 2015:
Atilio and I are praying for you, Linda and the rest of the family. We loved Ed. We came from a small town in PA neighboring Womelsdorf and had wonderful conversations with Ed about our experiences in PA. He always kept us up to date with what was happen
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes left a message:
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