Richard F. von Schwedler “Rusty” 73 of Tannersville, Pa. passed away on Friday May 17, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Rita S. (Korponay) von Schwedler.
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Born in Brooklyn, New York he was the son of the late Ferdinand and Winnifred (Hecker) von Schwedler. Rusty was a resident of the Tannersville area for the past 37 years and prior to that he resided in the Lafayette, New Jersey area. Rusty was employed an assistant engineer at the Picatinny Arsenal in Morris County, New Jersey for 35 years.
He was an alumni and avid fan of Rutgers University for many years. Rusty was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Tannersville, Pa. He will be deeply missed by all his family and friends.
In addition to his wife Rita he is survived by his children: Kurt von Schwedler and his wife Alexis of Philadelphia, Pa. Heide Myers and her husband Nick of Watsontown, Pa. and Ryan von Schwedler and his wife Ana Carolina of Tannersville, Pa. and 3 grandchildren: Jackson, Jamison and Jordan; a sister Ericka Orriss and her husband Robert of Denville, N.J. and 3 half-brothers: Robert von Schwedler of Bayonet Point, Fl., Peter von Schwedler and his wife Dee of Naperville, IL., and Gerald von Schwedler of Mt. Prospect, IL.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednesday May 22, 2019 at 10:00am from Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church Cherry Lane Rd. Tannersville, Pa. with Fr. Richard E. Czachor as celebrant. The family will receive friends from 9:00am until the time of the mass at the church. Private interment will be in the Prospect Cemetery E. Stroudsburg, Pa.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the church.