In Memoriam


Kenneth E. Schwetje
November 29, 2007

Campbell Hall, NY - Kenneth E. Schwetje, 90, of Campbell Hall, died Thursday, November 29, 2007 at Campbell Hall Rehabilitation Center in Campbell Hall.

Kenneth was born January 31, 1917 in Jersey City, N.J., the son of Louis and Edna (Beiswenger) Schwetje.

He was retired from the New York Port Authority as a Port Authority police officer. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army. He was also a member of the VFW, the American Legion in East Rutherford, the Police Benevolent Association and the Port Authority Retiree Association.

He is survived by his sons, Bruce Schwetje of Elmwood Park, N.J. and Glenn Schwetje and wife Pat of Goshen; daughter, Edna Raspantini and husband Tony of Las Cruces, N.M.; stepdaughters, Patty Carr of Ipswich, Mass. and Sharon Treer and husband Paul of Charlotte, N.C.; sisters, Lillian Heck of Hasbrouck Heights, N.J. and Edith Masure of Port Richey, Fla.; grandchildren, Lauren Olimpaito and husband Jeff and Ryan Treer; stepgrandson, Michael Raspantini of Arizona and his nieces and nephews. Kenneth was predeceased by his wives, Dorothy Schwetje and Doris Carr Schwetje; and his sister, Dorothy Harrison.

Visitation will be on Saturday, December 1 from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Donovan Funeral Home, 82 South Church St., Goshen with a service in the funeral home at 11:30 a.m. The Rev. David Kingsley will officiate.

Burial will be private in Cresthaven Cemetery, Clifton, N.J. on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Kenneth's name to the Memorial Garden Fund at the First Presbyterian Church of Goshen, 33 Park Place, Goshen.

Arrangements under the care of the Donovan Funeral Home, Goshen. For directions or to send the family a personal condolence, please visit 845-294-6422

Published in the Times Herald-Record on 11/30/2007.

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