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Erica Swartz

Erica Swartz

Thursday, October 25th, 1979 - Friday, July 24th, 2020
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Swartz, Erica

Passed away peacefully, following a courageous battle with illness, at Freeport Campus of Grand River Hospital on Friday July 24, 2020 at the age of 40.

Beloved wife and best friend of Derek. Proud and devoted mother of Mason and Chloe. Cherished daughter of Nicole and the late Bill Kaytar. Dear sister of Nick (Lily) and Pat (Chrissy). Sister-in-law of Rick Swartz (Tanya). Loving daughter-in-law of Donna Swartz and her husband Roy Pellegrini. Predeceased by her father-in-law Mike Swartz.

Erica's family will receive relatives and friends from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick St., Kitchener (519) 749-8467. Please note that if you plan to attend, masks are mandatory and you must RSVP your attendance through the funeral home website. In lieu of flowers, sympathy donations to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation would be appreciated by the family, cards are available at the funeral home. Visit www.henrywalser.com to view Erica's memorial and to RSVP your attendance.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 30th, 2020 | 5:00pm - 8:30pm
    Thursday, July 30th, 2020 5:00pm - 8:30pm
    Henry Walser Funeral Home Ltd.
    507 Frederick St.
    Kitchener, ON N2B 2A5
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    *Please note that face coverings are required. Non-medical masks, bandanas, paper disposable masks or scarves and cloth can be used. Please keep 2 metres (6 ft) apart.*


Donations are being accepted for: Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.


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Beth Klassen and Ryan Thompson

Posted at 10:36pm
We are so sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you during this difficult time.
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Rick swartz

Posted at 11:36am
Rest In Peace Sis, you will be missed but never forgotten, love from Rick, Tanya & Ryker xo
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Aunt Andree

Posted at 08:41am
RIP Sweet girl. Heartfelt condolences with love and prayers. We will miss you...
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Diana Hinrikus

Posted at 08:41am
My deepest condolences to all the family. Derek, Chloe and Mason, her strength and love will forever be with you, a true angel long before she gained her wings.
I will never forget our talks (no filter), shopping sprees, and dirty dessert dates. Love ya always beauty, may you Rest In Peace.

Ana Feliciano

Posted at 09:05pm
Watching nicks hockey games I knew she was a wonderful caring big sister. May she Rest In Peace

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