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Carole-Ann Schwarz

July 26, 1938 - May 3, 2022

Carole-Ann Schwarz, 83, of Yardville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at Brookdale Senior Living in Westampton, NJ surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Long Island City, and raised in Rosedale Long Island, NY she moved to Hightstown, NJ in 1960, and a few years later to Yardville, where she has lived in Hamilton Township ever since. She was employed at Dunham’s Dept. Store until they closed and worked partime at Mercer County Community College. She also worked for the State of New Jersey, Dept. of Labor for many years until her retirement.

Carole-Ann enjoyed walking, crafting, reading, sewing, gardening, going to concerts and on adventures with her girls and their yearly trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show, as well as trips to Florida and Beach Haven West and LBI. She loved to shop and couldn’t pass up a good sale.

Predeceased by her parents, Ervin Tobias and Grace (Kolm) Gerhardt; her infant brother, George Gerhardt; son-in-law, Thomas Steer; and significant other Norman Bruce; she is survived by her children and their spouses, Maureen (Jack) Simpson, Carole-Lynn (Mark) Karlik, Nancy Steer (Thomas Carroll), and Frederick Schwarz, Jr.; brother, Edward (Mary) Gerhardt; close friend and companion Warren Connelley, best friend Carol Giblisco; grandchildren, Sarah Simpson (Andrew Baker), Megan (Adrian) Devine, and Mark Karlik; great grandchildren, Gabriel Johnson and Lilian Devine; as well as nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and dear friends.

Visitation for family and friends will be held Monday May 9, 2021 from 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. at the

Buklad-Merlino Yardville Memorial Home, 30 Yardville-Allentown Road, Yardville.

A prayer service will begin at 6:00 p.m. with local clergy officiating.

Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601.

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Maryanne B
Maryanne B
May 09, 2022

Sincere condolences to Carole-Ann's family, she was a remarkable woman that left quite an impression on everyone that knew her. Prayers to her children and family for healing.



Debra Warrell-Dobo
Debra Warrell-Dobo
May 07, 2022

Carole-Ann was a very dear friend and one of the kindest sweetest people I've been blessed to know. Deepest sympathy to her family. Rest in Peace my friend, love you...Debbie


My heart felt condolences on the passing of your mom . Your mom was the best , and so very nice to put up with all of us kids RIP Carol Ann ........Much Love Nancy


Billy and I both have fond memories of your Mom, she was such a nice human. We send our sympathy and love to the whole family.


Are sympathy to all of you. sent with Love and Hugs. Johnson’s and Holmak’s 💙💜❤️💚



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