Edwin W. Schath, 85 of Newark, Ohio formerly of Cincinnati, died May 10, 2012 at Flint Ridge Nursing & Rehab Center, Newark, OH.
He was born August 20, 1926, in Batesville, INDIANA to the late Edwin and Camilla (Stizman) Schath.
Ed was a Navy veteran of WWII and retired from Sheet Metal Local Union #24.
Ed was an avid golfer, bowler and enjoyed his granddaughters. He was a caregiver by nature and a loving person.
He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Camilla and Mike Egan of Newark, Ohio; granddaughters, Kelly (Brent) Diley, Kristin Egan and Mackenzie Egan; great-granddaughter, Kennedy; brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert (Imolee) Schath, George (Dottie) Schath, Tony (Judy) Schath, Charlie Schath; sisters and brother-in-law, Mitzie (Tom) Bauer and Bea Nobbe.
He is preceded in death by his wives, Phyllis (Ionna) Schath and Beatrice (Collins) Schath; son, Edwin Michael Schath; brothers, Paul and John Schath; sisters, Anne Wettering, Mary Clare Shutter and Irene Gauck.
Friends may call 6:00-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark, Ohio.
A funeral liturgy will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 66 Granville St., Newark A commital service will follow at 4:00 p.m. at Joseph Cemetery, 3819 W. 8th St., Cincinnati with military honors
Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N. Main St., Utica, Ohio is assisting the family with arrangements.
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Published in the Advocate on May 13, 2012 .