Gerald Kelly Schweitzer


Gerald Kelly Schweitzer, 49, of Route 426, Corry, Pa., died Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, at his residence.

He was born May 15, 1972, in Union City, Pa., a son of the late Gerald and Virginia Thompson Schweitzer.

Kelly was raised and educated in Corry and graduated from Corry Area High School in 1991. After graduation, he worked for Tonnard Manufacturing for seven years. In 1998, Kelly worked with his brother, Shannon, at Shannon’s Automotive and was there 20 years. He most recently had been working at Cam Tire until his passing.

He was a member of the Corry Central Labor Club, American Legion and the Corry Moose. Kelly enjoyed snowmobiling, hunting, fishing, NASCAR, and loved being a father to his late daughter, Sydney.

In addition to his parents, Kelly was preceded in death by his daughter, Sydney Marie Schweitzer.

Kelly is survived by a sister, Marti Richter of Corry, Pa.; and three brothers, Shannon Schweitzer and his wife Kimberly of Spartansburg, Pa., Earl “Stacy” Schweitzer and his wife Mary Jo and Jeremy Schweitzer and his wife LySette all of Corry, Pa.

He is also survived by six nieces and nephews, Joe Medina, Gregory and Bradley Schweitzer, Alexia Schweitzer, Brooke Boyer and Caden Schweitzer; several great-nieces and nephews; several aunts, uncles and cousins; and Sydney’s sister Avah and Abbigail Bailey.

Family and friends may call on Friday at Faith Evangelical Church, 13444 W. Washington St., Corry, Pa., from 2 p.m. until the time of the memorial service there at 4 p.m. The Rev. Lynn Cirigliano will officiate.

Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry, Pa.

Memorials may be made to the family c/o the Bracken Funeral Home, 315 N. Center St., Corry, PA 16407.

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