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In Memory of

Joan L. Schwerdt

July 2, 1949 - March 25, 2015

Obituary


Joan Lenhart Schwerdt, a lifelong resident of Rockland County died on March 25, 2015. Joan was a graduate of Albertus Magnus High School and attended Lenox Hill Nursing School and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City. She worked for the Shell Oil Company and R.T. Vanderbilt Company in Manhattan as well as Guardian Life Insurance and American Dynamics in Rockland County. She later became a homemaker and was a member of several animal rights associations.

Joan will be sorely missed by her husband Rudolph Schwerdt of Stony Point, her...

Joan Lenhart Schwerdt, a lifelong resident of Rockland County died on March 25, 2015. Joan was a graduate of Albertus Magnus High School and attended Lenox Hill Nursing School and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City. She worked for the Shell Oil Company and R.T. Vanderbilt Company in Manhattan as well as Guardian Life Insurance and American Dynamics in Rockland County. She later became a homemaker and was a member of several animal rights associations.

Joan will be sorely missed by her husband Rudolph Schwerdt of Stony Point, her beloved sister Brook Lenhart of Haverstraw, brother Bill Lenhart of New City and wife Susan, her niece Emily Lenhart Rausa and husband Nick of Washington DC and nephew John Lenhart of Boynton Beach Florida. Also surviving her are her Uncle Charles Lenhart and wife Joan of Harrington Park, NJ. In addition, her passing is a great loss to her many dear relatives and friends as well as her cherished animal companions. Throughout her life Joan always gave of herself thinking of other's needs before her own.

Family will receive visitors on Friday March 27, 2015 from 2-4 and 7-9 at Michael J. Higgins Funeral Home in New City. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday March 28, 2015 10am at St. Mary's Church in Haverstraw, NY. Burial will follow at St. Peter's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations made be made in Joan's memory to: International Fund for Animal Welfare, 411 Main St, Yarmouth Port, MA 02675-1843 or the charity of your choice.