Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
It is with deep sadness that we inform you that our sister, Faioa “Faye” Schwarzenberg, surviving spouse of Rev. Carl Schwarzenberg, died on Saturday, July 13, 2019.
Faioa was a faithful companion as her husband served the Windsor, Tamalpais Valley, Shasta Valley, Westwood Community, Greenville Parish, Taylorsville, Gazelle, Mt. Shasta, and Susanville churches.
Faioa was an avid reader and enjoyed gardening, quilting, and knitting. She spent many hours volunteering at her church and the local library, and for hospice in her community.
She is survived by her children, John Schwarzenberg of Auburn, CA, Lynn Birimisa of Mt. Shasta, Jan Wolff of Sacramento CA, and Nancy Pfeiffer of Cottage Grove, Oregon, and by eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. Condolences may be sent to Lynn Birimisa at 621 Everitt Memorial Hwy., Mt. Shasta, CA 96067.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 1 p.m. at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 701 Lassen Lane, Mt. Shasta, CA 96067.
Gifts in memory of Faioa may be sent to Shasta Methodist Camp, care of the United Methodist Center, PO BOX 980250, West Sacramento, CA 95798-0250, or to the Nature Conservancy at https://www.nature.org/en-us/.
Let us continue to give God thanks for Faioa’s life and witness and hold her family close in prayer. In our living and in our dying, we belong to God! (Romans 14:8)
Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño
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