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Nathaniel Swartz

Nathaniel Swartz of West Palm Beach, Fl and formerly Kerhonkson, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2011 at his home surrounded by his family. He was 96 years old. Nathaniel was born on December 1, 1914 in New York City; the son of Miriam and Max Swartz.

Mr. Swartz owned and operated Mastercraft Sales-Aid Corp. in Yonkers for 32 years. He was a former member of the Kerhonkson Synagogue, Past Chairman and Trustee of the Kerhonkson Synagogue Cemetery and the Past District Manager for the Boy Scouts of America in Manhattan. This past June he and his wife Gladys celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary, a true milestone, with their family and friends.

In addition to his wife Gladys, Nathaniel is survived by their children; Barbara Burrell, Sheila Still and Steven Swartz all of CA and Gerald Swartz of Bloomingburgh, NY, ten grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank Hospice of West Palm Beach for their continued care and support.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, September 26th at 2 PM at the Kerhonkson Synagogue Cemetery, Boice Mill, Rd, Kerhonkson. Immediately following his burial Shiva will held at the home of Jessica Redner in Middletown, NY.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Nathaniel's name to a charity of one's choice.

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well nate I sure hope you like florida it is very different then mahattan but you had a very loving familt, I knew them all now my friend you will rest in the arms of our lord, and no more problems good bye

joe hull May 17 2019 12:00 AM

David Winograd - October 16th, 2011 at 12:05am - Email
Thanks so much Nat for your service to the Jewish community in Kerhonkson, and personally for getting me involved with the Kerhonkson Synagogue. You are missed. David Winograd

Elayne Wolfenhaut (Rothman) - September 26th, 2011 at 1:44pm - Email
I am so sorry to hear of Nat's death. I still live in Orange County. Gladys, my sister Sheila and I have just spoke about both of you. We would love to see you here in NY or Florida (Sheila has a place in Del Rey). My love to you always and my deepest condolence to you and your family. Love Elayne

Richard and Linda Straut - September 25th, 2011 at 8:44pm - Email
Jerry and family, Our deepest sympathy on the passing of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Rick and Linda Straut

Helen (Hinz) Walker - September 25th, 2011 at 5:47pm - Email
I just learned of your father's death. I am so sorry for your loss. Even though we haven't seen him in many, many years, I still remember the good times on Turkey Hill. Helen Walker

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