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Elke Schwarz - Tuesday, 4/16/2024

Elke Schwarz, 80, of Wyoming, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 10, 2024 surrounded by her family.

Born in Herborn, Germany, she was a daughter of the late Otto and Gerda Gerbershagen Schwarz. Elke graduated high school in Herborn, Germany. Prior to retirement, she was employed by Schneider Waste, Oberscheld, Germany.

Elke was a beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She most enjoyed time spent with her family and vacations back to Germany. She always kept in touch with her friends in Germany. Elke's pastimes were watching Formula 1 racing, soccer and tennis.

She is survived by her son, Jeff Burns; her daughter, Anissa Capone and husband, Joe; grandchildren, Jeffrey (Stephanie) and Johnny Burns, Joey and Michael Capone; great grandchildren, Wyatt, Mackenzie, J.J., Eli, Jacen and Julia Burns and Alex Capone; and friends in PA and Germany.

She was preceded in death by her infant son, John and grandson, Justin Burns.

Relatives and friends may pay their respects during a celebration of Elke's life on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Baloga Funeral Home, Inc. 1201 Main Street, Pittston, (Port Griffith). Interment will be private at the convenience of the family in St. John the Evangelist Cemetery, Pittston.

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