AMerican Veteran 13

Arthur Joseph Schwendeman

November 13, 1921 ~ October 16, 2019 (age 97)


Arthur Joseph Schwendeman II passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Commonwealth Senior Living, in Onancock, VA, at the age of 97. Born November 13, 1921 in Milltown, NJ, he was the son of the late Arthur J. Schwendeman I and Lillian F. Schwendeman.

After serving in the Unites States Army Air Corps during WWII and the United States Air Force during the Korean War, he and his wife Wilma, of 75 years, raised six children. He retired as a captain from American Airlines in 1980 and moved to the Eastern Shore, where he loved sailing and crabbing. Art was a good and honorable man and will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Art is survived by his wife, Wilma Busen Schwendeman; daughters, Judy Fahrenholz and husband Chuck of Hickory, NC, Susan Beebe and husband Bob of Sevierville, TN; sons, Kevin Schwendeman of North Brunswick, NJ, Art Schwendeman and wife Lynn and Bill Schwendeman, all of Melfa, VA; daughter-in-law, Kathleen Schwendeman of Harborton, VA; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Art was predeceased by his son, Roger Schwendeman.

As per his final wishes, no funeral or memorial service will be held.

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