Barbara J. Schwed


Barbara J. Schwed 84, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 15, 2021. She was born in St. Johnsville, NY on June 5, 1936 to Elmer and Ruth Shaut.

Barbara had a passion for antiques and ran her own antique store, Barbara’s Hodge Podge. She enjoyed the beauty of nature and was an avid gardener. Photography was one of her many hobbies and she was a wonderful cook. Barbara was always dressed to the nines with coordinating accessories, sometimes in her favorite color purple.

She was predeceased by her husband Mark Schwed, her grandson Shawn Weaver and her sister Patty Hancock. Barbara is survived by her son Christopher Kobuskie and his fiancé JeanMarie Reinke; daughter Kimberly Weaver; grandson Chad Weaver; great grandson Sean; sister Jean; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial mass will be celebrated at 10am on Thursday, March 25 at St. Joseph’s Church, 3159 Route 9N, Greenfield Center. Social distancing and facemasks are required. Memorial contributions in memory of Barbara may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.