Donald Schwarzenberg, age 76, of Brick, passed away peacefully at his home on March 15, 2021 surrounded by his loving wife and family. Born in Parlin on August 30, 1944 to the late August and Julia Schwarzenberg, Don was the youngest of eight children. Don was a resident of Sayreville for 56 years until moving to Brick in 1998.
Don was a graduate of the Class of 1962 of Sayreville High School. After graduation he received a four-year degree in instrumentation from Woodbridge Vocational School. Don was a 30-year employee of Du Pont in Parlin where he managed outside construction projects for the Parlin site.
Don was married to Kathleen Bossong on April 18, 1970 at Our Lady of Victories Church in Sayreville.
Don had a variety of interests which included local and out-of-state hunting, deep sea fishing, boating, NASCAR racing, and repairing cars. He was extremely handy in all trades which he used in the renovations of several properties. He enjoyed traveling and dining out. He was a fan of music, especially the golden oldies, country, and Bruce Springsteen. His favorite team was the Washington Redskins.
Don was predeceased by his parents, Julia Killian Schwarzenberg and August Schwarzenberg, brothers Edward, Charles, & Walter, sisters Cecilia Weller, Virginia Kahel, & Lavern Van Liew.
Don was survived by his wife of 50 years, Kathleen Bossong Schwarzenberg, his sister, Janet Talbot of Sayreville, two sisters-in-law Arlene Hayden of Waretown & Charlene Dzielak of Old Bridge, many nieces & nephews, and friends.
Funeral services are Monday 8:45am from the Carmen F. Spezzi Funeral Home, 15 Cherry Lane, Parlin with a 9:30am Mass at Our Lady of Victories RC Church in Sayreville. Burial will follow at New Calvary Cemetery in Parlin. Calling hours at the funeral home will be Sunday from 12pm to 4pm.
Due to current Covid-19 restrictions, please note that a maximum of 100 visitors will be allowed in the funeral home at once and masks must be worn at all times. Completed funeral arrangements, letters of condolence, and directions may be found by visiting www.spezzifuneralhome.com.