James I. Schwarze, age 83 of Villa Rica, passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2020. He was born on June 24, 1937 in Stanfordville, NY to the late Eno Schwarze and the late Antionette Pantisco. Besides his parents he is preceded in death by one sister, Mary Hogland and one brother, John Schwarze.
Survivors include his wife, Eileen Schwarze of Villa Rica; two daughters and sons-in-law, Eileen (Chris) Portmess of Temple and Danette (Hemantha) Abeyratne of Little Elm, TX; three sons and daughter-in-law, James Jay (Sally) Schwarze of Irno, SC, Steve Schwarze of Monroe, Michigan and David Schwarze of Bremen; one brother, Joseph Schwarze of Stanfordville, NY; five grandchildren, Bryan Portmess, Todd Portmess, Hudson Schwarze, Emma Schwarze and Nadesha Abeyratne and several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
In keeping with the family's wishes he will be cremated.
Hutcheson's Memorial Chapel & Crematory of Buchanan has charge of the cremation arrangements.
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