Obituary: Caroline (Bergerweiss) Schwarz, 76

Obit - Caroline SchwarzCaroline (Bergerweiss) Schwarz, 76, of the Plantsville section of Southington, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Friday, June 24, 2016. She had been the loving wife of the late Roland J. Schwarz for nearly 48 years.

Born in Austria on March 20, 1940 to the late Norbert and Karoline Bergerweiss, she had been a longtime Plantsville resident.

Caroline and Roland came to the United States in 1964. After raising her two sons, she worked with Roland at Electro Tech in Cheshire for a number of years. She was a loving mom and grandmother, enjoyed gardening and spending time with her friends and family, especially her dog Tanner.

Caroline is survived by her son Timothy Schwarz and his wife Karen of Hermosa Beach, CA; her daughter-in-law Corinne Schwarz DiBacco and her husband Frank of Glastonbury; two brothers; Franz Bergerweiss and his wife Gertrude, Norbert Bergerweiss and his wife Juliane and her sister Ilse Mullacher, all of Austria. Caroline was also the loving Oma to 7 grandchildren: Matt, Parker, Sammy, Zach, Chris, Nikki and Joey. She was predeceased by her son Steven Schwarz.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Caroline’s memory may be made to the New Hope Clinic, 214 Canal St., Plantsville, CT 06479, Garden of Loaves and Fish c/o First Lutheran Church, 232 Bristol St. Southington, CT 06489 or to the Mount Vernon Songbird Sanctuary, 1024 Mt. Vernon Rd., Southington, CT 06489.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday, June 30, 2016 from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. at the Plantsville Funeral Home, 975 S. Main St., Plantsville with an 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial to follow at St. Aloysius Church, 254 Burritt St., Plantsville. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. For online condolences and directions, please visit

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