Charles A. Schwager Sr., 84, of Pottstown, husband of Geraldine (Trumbauer) Schwager, passed away on Thursday at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center.
Born in Phoenixville, he was the son of the late Frank and Lillian (Slonaker) Schwager.
Charles was a US Army veteran. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #369 in Pottstown, the West End Fire Co., and a life member of #1 Fire Company in Stowe. Charles worked for the Perkiomen Valley School District as a security guard retiring from there in 1989.
Surviving with his wife of 63 years are children Betty Lou Carmean of Pottstown, Charles A. Schwager Jr., husband of Isabel, of Schwenksville, Elvis Schwager, husband of Penny, of Pottstown, Beverly Hopson, wife of Allen, of Sanatoga, and Mary Levengood, wife of Brian, of Chester; 15 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren and 8 great great grandchildren. Along with his parents, he is predeceased by his son Troy Schwager and his sisters Mary Lou Comaford and Lillian Favinger.
A Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, 11:00AM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc. 711 N. Franklin Street. Burial will follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00AM to 10:45AM on Tuesday at the funeral home.