Gilbert F Schwers

Gilbert F. Schwers, 88, passed away on April 10, 2018 at Morristown Medical Center. He was born in Bronx, NY, and lived in Morris Plains, NJ, for the past 40 years.

Gilbert worked as a sheet metal worker for P. Fritz & Sons, Whippany, NJ, for 42 years until his retirement in 1992. He served his country in the Army as a Corporal during the Korean War.

He is survived by his devoted wife, Helga (Fischer) Schwers and his loving daughters, Diana Schwers Lee and Angela Schwers Costello and her husband, George.  He is also survived by his cherished grandchildren, Liam Costello and Cameron Lee.

Family and friends are welcome to gather on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, from 4-7 pm at Dangler Funeral Home, 600 Speedwell Ave., Morris Plains, NJ.  A service will be held at 7 pm. Interment is private.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations may be made to the American Heart Association ( and the Morris Minutemen Emergency Medical Services, Morris Plains, NJ (