Grace  Swartz

Grace Thelma Swartz

1929 - 2023

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Obituary of Grace Thelma Swartz

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Went to be with the Lord on May 28, 2023 at Chartwell Westmount LTC at the age of 93.


Beloved sister of Harry and Helen Swartz of Kitchener. Predeceased by her parents Miles and Katherine Swartz (Fehderau), brother Herbert and sister-in-law Margaret Swartz. Aunt Grace will be fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews and their extended families in Ontario, Nova Scotia and the United States.


Grace taught at various public elementary schools in Waterloo Region. She retired after spending 22 years at Winston Churchill. While teaching, she enrolled in night classes at Wilfrid Laurier University, and in 1972 received her B.A.


In retirement, Grace enjoyed travelling the world, volunteering at MCC Thrift Shop and tending to her beautiful flower garden.


Grace’s faith in God and hope in Christ was central to her life. She was a lifelong member of Kitchener Mennonite Brethren Church where she served in various roles, including as a deacon, children’s ministries, and 55+ committee.

Special thanks to the staff at Chartwell Westmount LTC for their compassionate care of Grace.


Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Grace’s Life at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S, Waterloo on Friday, June 2nd at 12:00 pm with a reception to follow. Interment at Woodland Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, donations to Mennonite Central Committee would be appreciated and may be arranged through



Celebration of Life

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Friday, June 2, 2023
Erb & Good Family Funeral Home Chapel
171 King Street South
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada