Lothar Schwarz,76, of Bristol passed away peacefully in his home on Sunday, October 31, 2021, with his family by his side. Lothar was born on February 6, 1945, to the late Karl and Barbara (Broy) Schwarz. in Oberhausen-Rheinland Germany during World War II in a bunker and was one of fifteen children that survived. After graduating from an apprenticeship as a Black Smith he was enlisted into the German Navy. At age 23 he moved from Pfalzfeld Germany to America to start a family. In life Lothar took pride in his job as a Tool Maker at Dyno Nobel/Ensign-Bickford , retiring with a "Golden Handshake".
He loved to take skiing trips, going on cruises and was an avid golfer. His true passion was competing in racquet ball tournaments and sharing his love of the sport with others. He enjoyed volleyball and barbeques. Lothar would organize monthly luncheons with all his buddies from work which will continue after his passing. He loved to travel back home to Germany to visit his family and close friends.
Lothar leaves behind his wife Elisabeth (Villano) Schwarz; predeceased by his son Andreas Schwarz of Bristol CT and is survived by his two daughters, Rosemaria Caputo of Broad Brook, CT and Gennaro Caputo of Bristol, Bianca and her husband Derek Novak of Bristol, CT; his 7 grandchildren, Michael along with his Wife Jennifer, Landin, Jordon, Jena, Megan, Aidan, Kyah; and his great grandchildren, Michael, Bianca, Dakota, Jeniah, Sydney, Jazlyn, and Jaydaleez. Preceded in death by his parents and Sister Inga; survived by his brother Munfred.
A Viewing will be held on Saturday, November 6, 2021, from 3-5 pm at Scott Funeral Home, 169 Main St., Terryville, followed by a reception for family and friends. www.scottfuneralhomeinc.com
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