SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

September 7, 2013

Abigail Schwartz


Swampscott, formerly of Marblehead — Entered into rest September 6, 2013, of Swampscott, formerly of Marblehead. Dear daughter of the late Julius and Rose (Grosberg) Hark. Beloved wife of the late Jacob Schwartz. Devoted mother of Susan Bloom and her husband, Joel, of Wellesley; Julie Kingston and her husband, Richard, of Beverly; Laurence Schwartz and his wife, Andrea, of Salem. Loving sister of the late Meyer, Samuel and Morris Hark and Lillian Cohen. Cherished grandmother of Seth and Elizabeth Bloom; Jonathan and Emily Bloom, Michael and Karen Kingston, Adam Kingston, Amy and Adam Williams, Kimberly Schwartz, Jeffrey and Stephanie Lausier, Sara and Justin Arrigo, Michael Lausier and Kaitlyn Lausier; great-grandmother of 10 great-grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Dear friend of Edward Fleishman.

ARRANGEMENTS: Services at the Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel, 10 Vinnin St., Salem-Swampscott line on Sunday, September 8, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow in the Cong. Shirat Hayam Cemetery; Temple Israel Section, Lowell Street, Peabody. Friends and family are invited to gather immediately following interment at Summit Estates Club House, 1000 Paradise Road, Swampscott until 8 p.m.; on Monday at her late residence from 1-3 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.; Tuesday at the home of Susan and Joel Bloom from 1-3 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in her memory may be donated to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, P.O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202. Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapels, 781-581-2300, www.stanetsky.com.