Obituary: Lawrence E. Schwartz

Lawrence E. Schwartz

NAUGATUCK — Lawrence E. Schwartz, 77, died Aug. 2, 2020, at his home.

Larry was born on Sept. 20, 1942, in Waterbury, a son of the late Howard and Sadie (Cagno) Schwartz, and was a lifelong Naugatuck resident. Larry proudly served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and he retired from the chemical division of Uniroyal, Inc.

Larry is survived by his son, Ben Schwartz and his wife, Bernadette; his grandchildren, Kaia, Caden and Colby Schwartz and Cameron Giusto; his brother, Mark Schwartz and his wife, Chris; his sister, Nancy Schwartz; his sister-in-law, Shirley Schwartz; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Larry was predeceased by his daughter, Erica A. Schwartz; and his brothers, Howard Schwartz and Richard Schwartz.

There are no services and no calling hours. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck.

To honor Larry’s memory, donations can be made to The Jimmy Fund at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284 or online at

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