Obituary of Otto J. Schwaiger
Loudonville- Otto J. Schwaiger, 87, of Loudonville, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 21, 2022, at his home surrounded by his family.
Otto was born March 1, 1935, in Troy, New York, the son of Otto and Elizabeth (Schoons) Schwaiger.
He served proudly in the Marine Corps, serving in the Korean War. He enjoyed a long career as a Fabric Design Engineer at Albany International before retirng in 1998.
Survivors include his wife Carol Musso Bayly Schwaiger, his children Jen (Chi) Leung, Annie Bayly Reed (Wayne), Matt (Annie) Bayly, Meg (Mike) Condo, Noreen (Mike) Bennett, Timmy Bayly (Derick). Proud Poppy of Abby, Lilly, Bridget, Meghan, Katie (Tom), Ryan, Emily (Garret), Erin, Brianna, Moira, Jack, Shane, Sara, Brent, Brady, and Cody. Great Grandfather of Thomas, Cameron, Ella. Otto will also be missed by Thor, his beloved canine companion.
Otto was predeceased by his wife Kerolene (Hughes) Schwaiger, and sister Betty Fernandez. Otto is also survived by many neices, nephews, and friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to his calling hours Sunday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM at the Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home Inc., 165 Columbia Tpk in Rensselaer. Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate his funeral mass 12 noon at St Pius X Church 23 Crumite Rd. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Otto’s name to St Jude Children's Research Hospital 2 Pine West Plaza #202, Albany, NY 12205, a charity Otto was passionate about.