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Josephine E. Schwartz

Josephine E. Schwartz, 78, of Monroe, IN, passed away at 11:32 AM on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at Adams Memorial Hospital in Decatur, IN.  She was born on Monday, September 3, 1945, in Adams County, IN. to the late Peter A. & Elizabeth M. Schwartz. She married Noah A. Schwartz on Thursday, May 15, 1975, the son of Joseph R. & Annie E. (Hilty) Schwartz. Josephine was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.

She is survived by her husband - Noah A. Schwartz, Monroe, IN, son - Joseph (Salome) Schwartz, Monroe, IN, daughter - Margaret, Monroe, IN, grandson – JR, brothers - Peter E. (Josephine) Schwartz, Geneva, IN, Amos E. (Mary Ann) Schwartz, Geneva, IN, Emanuel E. (Emma) Schwartz, Monroe, IN, Daniel E. (Mary) Schwartz, Berne, IN, sisters - Maggie E. (Levi) Schwartz, Monroe, IN, Katie E. (Eli) Weaver, Bluffton, IN, Salome E. (Melvin) Schwartz, Monroe, IN, Barbara E. Schwartz, Geneva, IN, Fannie E. (Willie) Schwartz, Monroe, IN, Rosie E. (Samuel) Schwartz, Monroe, IN, and brother-in-law - Peter A. Schwartz.

Josephine was preceded in death by her parents-Peter A. & Elizabeth M. (Schwartz) Schwartz, daughter – Mary, son – Noah, brother - Jacob EP Schwartz, sister - Elizabeth E. Schwartz, and sister - Anna E. Schwartz.

Visitation will be held at the Noah A. Schwartz Residence located at 6274 E. 200 S. Monroe on Thursday, October 26, 2023 from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM and from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM at the residence on Friday, October 27, 2023.

A funeral service will be held at the Noah A. Schwartz Residence at 8:30 AM on Saturday, October 28, 2023 with Bishop Menno Christner officiating.  Interment will follow in the East Salem Amish Cemetery in Adams Co.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Downing & Glancy Funeral Home in Geneva.