Stuart Schwartz, 96, of Macon, passed away Sunday, May 10, 2020. Graveside services will be private at the old section of Congregation Sha’arey Israel in Rose Hill Cemetery with Rabbi Aaron Rubinstein officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Congregation Sha’arey Israel, 611 First Street, Macon, GA 31201.
Born in Macon to the late Sol and Florence Epstein Schwartz, Stuart was a graduate of Lanier High School. He attended North Georgia College before joining the U.S. Army to serve in World War II. He was awarded the European African Middle Eastern Service Medal with one bronze star. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Economics. He returned to Macon to run the family business, Boston Leather Company. Stuart loved playing golf and ballroom dancing. He loved giving unsolicited golf lessons. He was a member of Idle Hour Country Club for 50 years. Stuart was a member of Congregation Sha’areh Israel. He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Viola D. Schwartz; brother, Larry A. Schwartz; sister, Roslyn Betty Schwartz; and brother-in-law, Leigh Brody.
Stuart is survived by his daughters, Betty Schwartz Huellemeier (Jerry) of Milledgeville, and Anne Schwartz Mitchell (Charles) of Macon; siblings, Dr. Robert I. Schwartz (Renee), Bert D. Schwartz (Edith), and Gloria S. Brody, all of Macon; sister-in-law, Carolyn Schwartz; many special nieces and nephews; and grandcat, Cloudy Schwartz; and granddogs, Woody and Sporty “Frosty” Mitchell
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