Donald Craig Schwerk died Aug. 6, 2012 in Shreveport, La., at age 51 after a lengthy illness.
Born in Dunkirk, NY on April 15, 1961 to Patricia (Craig) DePasquale and the late Murton F. Schwerk of Silver Creek, NY.
Don was a loving person who cared deeply for people, especially those with special needs.
Donald C. Schwerk
His career started on the golf course at Shorewood Country Club. After attending most of his school years at Forestville Central School, he graduated from Dunkirk High School. He then went to a club on Long Island and from there got his supervision job at Saratoga Springs State Park golf course. After that, he moved to Shreveport and worked at LSU doing the grounds and football field. He loved golfing and his work outdoors.
Besides his mother, he is survived by his son, Daniel Schwerk of Ballston Spa, NY; a daughter, Lacey Elizabeth of Shreveport; two brothers, James L. Schwerk of Silver Creek and John F. Schwerk of Dunkirk; and two sisters, Susan E. (Jeff) McCune of Colonial Heights, Va., and Lori Ann Schrantz Holloway of Silver Creek. Several step-children, nieces and nephews also survive.
No funeral services will be held. A memorial service will take place at a future date.