William L. Schwab, formerly of Plandome Manor, East Marion and Sarasota, Fla., passed away Aug. 1, 2016, at the age of 97 in St. James. He was born Dec. 2, 1918.
He was the beloved husband of the late Eleanor Regel Schwab and is survived by sons Allen (Cheryl) of Manhasset and Richard (Sharon) of East Setauket; his granddaughter, Madeleine; and his grandson, Taylor.
William was a graduate of New York University’s Stern School of Business, a U.S. Naval lieutenant, and a sales manager for a New York City Notions firm. He was an avid golfer who enjoyed boating on Peconic Bay and building model planes in his retirement.
A private service was held Aug. 4, 2016, with interment of ashes to follow at St. John’s Cemetery in Cold Spring Harbor.