William Schewe, Jr
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Obituary of William John Schewe, Jr

William John Schewe, Jr. of Oakton Virginia died on May 18, 2020 of heart failure.

Born on November 3, 1948 in Washington D.C. He was the son of the late William John Schewe Sr. and the late Mary Louise Schewe. He spent his primary and high school years at St. Stephen’s St. Agnes School, class of ‘67, where he excelled in sports, made life-long friends, and was later inducted into SSSAS’s Sports Hall of Fame. He graduated in ’71 with a B.A. in History from Miami U. Oxford OH and later received his JD from George Mason Law School. He started his law career as a Fairfax County Commonwealth Attorney before practicing criminal law for over 25 years. He is remembered as a wonderful storyteller who loved his dear friends, family and pets, having fun, his garden, and Virginia Beach where he vacationed for over 60 years.

He is survived by the love of his life, his partner and wife of 55 years, Regina Schewe, his children, daughter, Sarah Valverde, son, William John Schewe III, his three grandchildren, Max, Oliver and Nora, his brother, Christopher Paul Schewe and his aunt, Elenore Schewe as well as many cousins.

Friends & family of Bill Schewe are invited to a beach-side memorial gathering Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. at 2916 Sandfiddler Road Virginia Beach, VA 12345. Guests will be invited to share fond memories of Bill and participate in an aeronautical sendoff.  A reception will immediately follow at the Schewe home.  (all existing covid-19 regulations will be observed; if you plan to attend please contact daughter Sarah Valverde to RSVP Shvalverde@gmail.com).

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