The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

December 19, 2013

Albert John Schwing Jr.

RICHMOND, VA. — SCHWING –  Albert John Jr., 85, Richmond, Va., passed away Nov. 22, 2013. Born Feb. 10, 1928, in Johnstown. Survived by his wife of 55 years, Edith Schwing; daughter and son-in-law, Karla Schwing McCollum and Ronald T. McCollum, Richmond, Va.; son, Eric Schwing, Richmond, Va.; daughters, Helene Ashby, Atwater, Calif.; Evelyne Schwing, Palmdale, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; devoted nieces, Kathryn Jones and Susan Kang; and numerous other nieces, nephews and grandnieces and -nephews. Predeceased by daughter, Victoria Ziegler, Johnstown; parents, Mary Noonan and Albert J. Schwing Sr., Johnstown; and siblings, William Schwing, Helene Jones and Alberta Crossen. Member of Kiwanis International and German Mountain Division Friendship Club. He was drafted into World War II and served with Army Air Corps, Washington, D.C.; served with the Counter Intelligence Corps/66th Military Brigade in Korea and Germany; SGM Armed Forces Recreation Centers, Garmisch, Germany; ROTC instructor; West Virginia University, Army Advisor to the Ohio National Guard; and served in Vietnam, where he earned the Bronze Star Medal of Honor. He earned his B.A. from the University of Maryland and M.B.A. from Boston University, graduated summa. Post-retirement, he became an adjunct professor for Boston University overseas. We will forever be thankful for all you did for us, your family and family of friends, and for your country. You mentored us and always led by example. Through you, we learned the meaning of love, loyalty, integrity and honor. My hope is that you are looking down and witnessing us all carrying that torch. You are our guardian angel now.

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