Barb was born in Philadelphia to the late Harry and Lorraine Givens Doxzon. She passed away in Temple University Hospital surrounded by her loving family.
Barb was an educator at Saint Laurentius Catholic School, in Fishtown, for 8 years. She taught Physical Education and Computer Sciences. She had been a 30 year member of Saint Laurentius Parish.
Barb is the beloved wife and the love of his life for 48 years of Kenneth W. Schwarz , Sr. Devoted mother of Kenneth W. Schwarz, Jr., Robert J. Schwarz ( Linda ) and Brian J. Schwarz ( Felicia ) . Cherished grand mom of Jason, Katie, Abigail, Darian, Reilly and Hannah . Dear sister of Lorraine 'Rainey' Doxzon , Sandra 'Sandy' McCabe, Harry Doxzon Jr., and Bryan Doxzon. Sadly missed by her co-worker and best friend Elaine McKnight along with the students and staff of Saint Laurentius School.
Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing and funeral on Saturday , October 17, 2020 beginning at 8:30 AM in Holy Name of Jesus Church, Fishtown. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 AM. Further arrangements will be private .
The family is respectfully requesting memorial contributions, in Barb's memory, to St. Laurentius School, at the address below.
Please be advised that masks must be worn at all times and strict social distancing will be observed.
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Saint Laurentius School
1612 East Berks Street, Philadelphia PA 19125