Melvin A. Schwartz

Board of Education 1969 - 1971


Melvin A. Schwartz, 83, passed away on August 25, 2015 at home in Agawam, MA, surrounded by his family. He was born on December 15, 1931, in Brooklyn, NY the son of the late Charles and Laura (Miller) Schwartz. He honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He worked for several years as a Deli Merchandiser for A&P and Food Mart before working as a Deli Clerk at Big Y in West Springfield. He served on The Cromwell (Connecticut) Board of Education from 1969 thru 1971

Mel enjoyed camping, taking trips and going to the casino. He loved his dog Callie and especially loved spending time with his family and grandchildren.

He is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy (Robinson) Schwartz of Agawam; his sons, Kevin Schwartz of Springfield, Keith Schwartz of Middletown, CT, David Schwartz of Florida and Michael Schwartz and his wife, Angela of Seymour, CT; his grandchildren, David, Kevin, Kayla and Brandon Schwartz, Paige Falbor and Jocelyn Fedorka; and his brothers, Neil Schwartz and his wife Dianne of Prescott Valley, AZ and Ronald Schwartz of Spokane, WA. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his grandson, Joshua Schwartz.

All services for Melvin will be private and at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to Noble VNA & Hospice, 77 Mill Street Suite 201, Westfield, MA 01085.