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Beverly A. (Fry) Schwertfeger

November 7, 1937 ~ October 1, 2017 (age 79)

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October 5, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Schermesser Funeral Home
600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road
Akron, OH 44319

Funeral Service
October 6, 2017

11:00 AM
Schermesser Funeral Home
600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road
Akron, OH 44319

Beverly Schwertfeger, 79, a loving mother, grandmother, sister and oncology nurse passed away October 1, 2017 surrounded by her loving family.  She was born November 7, 1937 in Dover to the late Vernon and Kathryn Fry.  With 50 + years as a registered nurse, Beverly retired from Summa Health with 27 years of service as an oncology nurse.  She was a compassionate and loving nurse who cared for so many people.

Besides her parents, Beverly was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer; sister Donna and brother-in-law Bill Hartnett; granddaughter, Brooke Swan; nephews, Daniel and Michael Hartnett.  She is survived by her sons, Gary, James (Sharon) and Robert (Lisa) Schwertfeger; daughter, Teresa (Robert) Haight; grandchildren, Kelsey, Kyle, Tiffany, Tyler Schwertfeger and Makenna and Brenna Haight; sister, Mary Lou (Tom) Eddy; brother-in-law, Ted (Sue) Schwertfeger; sister-in-law, Theda Millin; as well as many loving nieces, nephews and friends.           

Funeral service will be held at 11 A.M. on Friday, October 6, 2017 at Schermesser Funeral Home, 600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Rd. (SR619), Akron, Ohio 44319.  Family and friends may call on Thursday from 4 to 8 P.M. at the funeral home.  Interment will be at East Liberty Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made in Beverly’s name to Stewart’s Caring Place, 2955 W. Market St, STE R., Akron, Ohio 44333.  To leave a special message online for the family, visit our website at

(330) 899-9107

Charitable donations may be made to:

Stewart's Caring Place
2955 W Market St, Suite R, Akron OH 44333,

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