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Sarah Mellon Schwartz Wey

Sarah Mellon Schwartz Wey
  • February 3, 1945 - July 22, 2018
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
  • American Cancer Society - SC
    5900 Core Road, Suite 504
    North Charleston, SC 29406

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“Dear Alex and Peter, I am your Moms first cousin and offer you both, my deepest sympathies. Your parents beautiful, love filled wedding was the first...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Christina Pegram - Christiansted

“I took my first pictures at Sarah's wedding. Although I didn't see her often, we spent a lot of time together catching up while attending the 2010 ...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Michael Abernethy - Georgetown, TX

“Dear family, Sarah was my aerobic dance teacher, mentor and most important my dear friend. Even tho she moved from Rye to Charleston we managed to...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Carolann Rich - Woodbury, CT

“Sarah was a lovely lady, always ready to help anyone . She fought a brave battle with cancer, never complaining. She will be missed by all her...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Carolyn Matthews - MOUNT PLEASANT, SC

“Alex,I am sorry about your mom. If I can do anything, please don't hesitate to call me. You are in my prayers. Consider yourself hugged. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Peyton Galatolie - Charleston, SC

“I loved her! I met Sarah through Laurie, and she & Peter would join Bob & I, Laurie & Warren for many a nice dinner together. I admired her care...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Joanne Walsh - Mt. Pleasant, SC


Mrs. Sarah Mellon Schwartz Wey of Mt. Pleasant, SC entered eternal life on July 22, 2018, surrounded by family and prayers at the age of 73. Her funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 2, 2018 in J. HENRY STUHR, INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL, 232 Calhoun Street, at 11:00 am. Burial will be private.

Mrs. Wey was born February 3, 1945, in Pittsburgh, PA to Mary Mellon Kampmann Schwartz of San Antonio,TX (1908-1995) and Lawrence Deen Schwartz of Winchester, VA (1910-1957). Major Lawrence Deen Schwartz left the Army Aircorps and the family relocated to Glencoe, Illinois and then to Rye, NY. Mrs. Wey attended Rosemary Hall in Greenwich, CT. In Rye, she was a member of Christ's Church and was a volunteer nurse at United Hospital. She taught aerobic dancing for many years while also raising her two sons. Mrs. Wey and her husband Peter R. Wey (1936-2017) later moved to Charleston, SC. In Charleston, she was a member of St. Phillips Church, the Creekside Garden Club, the United States Tennis Association, and was an avid gardener. She was a devoted daughter, wife, mother, sister, grandmother, and friend. She will be deeply missed by all those who knew her and whose lives she touched.

She is survived by her two sons, Alexander Mellon Wey of Mount Pleasant, SC and Peter Deen Wey, his wife Leigh Mendelsohn Wey, and their two sons Robert Deen Wey and Daniel Joseph Wey of James Island, SC.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5900 Core Road, Suite 504, North Charleston, SC 29406.