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SCHWARTZ, John J., Jr. "Rocky"

SCHWARTZ - John J., Jr. "Rocky" June 8, 2015 of Cheektowaga, NY; beloved husband of 61 years to Helen (nee Kowalewski); loving father of Sandra (Bruce) Cole and the late John J. Schwartz III; dearest grandfather of Douglas, Scott (Lindsay) and Jillian (Jake); great-grandfather of Carson and Clayton. The family will be present to receive relatives and friends on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the DANIEL R. SMOLAREK FUNERAL HOME, 2510 Union Rd., Cheektowaga (2 blocks South of William St.) where a funeral service will immediately follow at 8 PM. John was a Korean War Veteran and was retired from the GM Engine Plant, member of UAW Local 774. He later became owner of No Place Tavern. Flowers gratefully declined. Leave condolences and share memories at

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