Henry Edward Schweitzer III, 70, of Westerly, RI, passed away on June 7th, at home. Born in Bronx, NY, he was the son of the late Henry Schweitzer Jr. and Catherine (McGrath) Schweitzer.
He leaves his son, David Schweitzer and his partner, Marilyn Fallas; his life partner, Susan Astrella and her children Alex and Joe Astrella; his sister, Carol Bender and her husband, Martin Bender; his nephew, Michael Bender and his wife, Laura, and their children, Kevin, Sean and Aidan; a beloved niece, Christy Bender and his former wife, Debra Schweitzer.
He attended and graduated from Mount St. Michael’s in Bronx, NY and Towson University in Towson, MD. After graduating, he entered the world of sales. He moved to Florida where he worked for Colgate. Later he would move to Massachusetts and work at such places as: Catamount, ACT, and Makita. When he retired, he moved to Westerly, Rhode Island and began working part time at Home Depot. Some of his passions included kick boxing, spin class, spending time at the beach, traveling wherever he could and American history. But most importantly, he enjoyed spending time with friends and family while having a glass of wine.
The family would like to thank Hope Health Hospice for their compassionate care especially, Paige, Sandi and Gina. A special thank you to the many family members and friends for their visits, gifts of dinners, expert lawn care and wine runs.
Family and friends will honor and remember Henry’s life by gathering for a time of visitation on Tuesday June 15th from 9 to 11 a.m. at Mulhane Home for Funerals, 45 North Main Street, Millbury, MA.
His funeral Mass will follow at 11:15 a.m. in St. Brigid Church, 45 North Main St. in Millbury, MA.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in his name to the American Brain Tumor Association at www.abta.org/ways-to-donate/