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Melissa Schwartz, 54 – Enjoyed Time on Family Farm

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Melissa A “Missy” Schwartz, age 54, of Lykens Twp, passed away Saturday, February 22, 2020 at her residence.

She was born on Sunday, December 12, 1965, in Pottsville, a daughter of Jane E Wingert Deibert of Pottsville and the late Nevin Dale Deibert.

She was a 1983 graduate of Tri-Valley High School.

She was a member of Friedens United Church of Christ, Hegins.

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Missy enjoyed working on the family farm, doing crafts, camping, and spending time with her family and friends.

She is survived by her husband Robert W Schwartz, Jr., to whom she was married for 36 years.

She is also survived by two daughters, Jessica J Calnon and her husband Eric of Lykens and Alysha C Arnold and her husband Tony of Harrisburg; a son, Travis R Schwartz and his wife Shayla of Lykens; four grandchildren, Emma Calnon, Hunter Calnon, Jase Calnon, and Arianna Schwartz; brother, Paul; sister, Pam; and her father and mother in law, Robert and Judith Schwartz.

Funeral services will be held at the Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, on Thursday, February 27, 2020, at 11:00 am, with Rev. Curtis Zemencik officiating.

A viewing will be held from 10:00 am to 11:00 am on Thursday at the funeral home.

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Burial will be made in Friedens Cemetery, Hegins.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society Pennsylvania Division, P.O. Box 897, Hershey, PA 17033.

Condolences can be left for the family at


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