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1954 James 2023

James E. Schwerman

September 17, 1954 — February 3, 2023

James E. Schwerman, 68, of West Chester, Ohio passed away on Friday February 3, 2023. Jim was a loving and devoted husband and father of two. Jim and his wife, Marianne (nee Reckers), were married for 35 years. He was a loving father to Elizabeth Mary and Gregory James. Born to Dorothy and George Schwerman of Northern Kentucky, Jim was a graduate of Northern Kentucky University and received his Master's Degree from Kentucky State University. He worked for the Department of Defense for 30 years. After retirement he enjoyed traveling, photography and cooking.

He is survived by his sister, Janet (Huseyin) Tektas, brother, Donald Schwerman, multiple nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.   Visitation will be held Thursday February 9th, from 5pm-7pm, at Hodapp Funeral Home in West Chester. Mass of Christian burial will be held Friday February 10th, at 10 am, at St. Michael in Sharonville followed by a short ceremony at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of giving flowers, the family asks that those who are able instead make a donation to the American Heart Association, City Gospel Mission, or organization of donors choice.

Hodapp Funeral Home: 8815 Cincinnati Columbus Rd, West Chester Township, OH 45069

St. Michael Church: 11144 Spinner Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45241

In memory of James E. Schwerman, please consider making a donation to one of the following charities:

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Visitation

Thursday, February 9, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hodapp Funeral Homes - West Chester

8815 Cincinnati Columbus Rd., West Chester, OH 45069

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Mass

Friday, February 10, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Burial

Friday, February 10, 2023

11:30am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gate of Heaven Catholic Cemetery

11000 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45249

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