Lillian Swartz (nee Petroff), 72, of Lorain, passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at Metro Health Medical Center in Cleveland, following a lengthy heart illness. She was born in Elyria on February 11, 1942 and had been a lifelong resident of Lorain County.
She was a graduate of Elyria High School. Lillian worked for Beckett Air until her retirement in 2004. She was a member of Victory Baptist Temple in Elyria. She enjoyed reading, trying new recipes and watching old movies.
Survivors include her loving husband of 48 years, Harry Swartz; children, Teresa Swartz, Gary Swartz, Adam Swartz, Karen Hido and Kimberly Treisman; sisters, Angeine Campbell and Christina Deichler; brothers, Nicholas Peterson and William Petroff; five grandchildren and one great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Daniel and Mildred Petroff (nee Wukovich); and brothers, Daniel and Paul Petroff; sisters, Kira Metz and Trainka Stricklin.
Friends may call Friday, March 14, 2014 at Wyers Funeral Chapel, 2900 North Ridge Rd., Sheffield Township, from 1 to 5 P.M. Funeral Service will be 10 A.M., Saturday, March 15, 2014 in the Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst.