STUART, Fla. — Peter Maxwell Swartz, 58, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022.
Peter was born Friday, Jan. 17, 1964, in Batavia, a son of Dr. David M. and Janice Kasmer Swartz of Batavia.
A 1983 graduate of Batavia High School. Peter moved to Florida shortly after and loved it there. He worked as a Stone Mason for many years and started his own business; Creative Stone Design, building waterfalls and water gardens. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed walking the warm beaches looking for shells. He lived life with a big heart and was willing to help anyone in need. He loved his family dearly and will be missed.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, John and Helen Kasmer, John and Gertrude Swartz.
Surviving along with his parents are his brother, David J. Swartz of Batavia; his sister, Susan (David) Swartz-Hinton of Aurora, Ohio; and his nephews, David D. (Dr. Hannah Medvid) Hinton, Dr. Andrew J. (Chelsea) Hinton and Spencer D. Swartz.
There are no prior visiting hours. Memorial services for Peter will be held at St. James Episcopal Church, 405 East Main Street, at a date and time to be announced. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Peter’s name may be made to Chautauqua Lake Association, 429 East Terrace Avenue, Lakewood, NY 14750 or online at https://www.paypal.com/donate/?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=VEXF9PLS7T8B8. To leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle in Peter’s memory, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street, Batavia.