STAFFORD, NJ - Mark Tobie from Maxwell-Tobie Funeral Home in Manahawkin reports the following obituary.

Bernadette V. Schwartz, 68, passed away on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Born in Newark, NJ, she lived in Waretown, NJ since 1989. She worked as a florist for Peggy Ann the Girls Florist, Manahawkin, prior to her retirement. She was a proud member and Moderator for the Mac/Eddy Club. Additional information regarding Bernadette’s involvement in the club may be found at

Bernadette is predeceased by her parents, Herman Resch and Virginia Fair Resch.

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- She is survived by her husband Alan Schwartz of Waretown, her two daughters; Ginger Fawcett of Middletown and Teri Hall of Barnegat, her four grandchildren; Alexis, Faith, Braeden and Tegan as well as many, many friends both local and nationwide.   

A Memorial Gathering will be held Friday, April 15, 2016 from 5pm to 8pm at Maxwell-Tobie Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 573 Mill Creek Road, Manahawkin, NJ 08050. A memorial Mass will take place Saturday, April 16, 2016, 11am at St. Mary’s Church, W. Bay Avenue, Barnegat, NJ. Please go directly to church. Cremation was held privately.