Roslyn Merle Schwartz Works |

Roslyn Merle Schwartz Works

A celebration of life for Roslyn Merle Schwartz Works, 67, a Carson City resident, will be 2 p.m. July 9 at the Silver City Park. Friends are asked to write down any stories about Mrs. Works to incorporate into a memory book.

Mrs. Works died June 8, 2006 after a brief illness. She was born Nov. 25, 1938 in Chicago to Morris Schwartz and Bertha Savelow Schwartz.

She attended Sullivan High School in Chicago, and earned an associate’s of arts degree from Wright Junior College in Chicago. She then moved to New York City and studied acting at the Herbert Bergdorf Studios alongside actors Matt Clark, Penelope Allen, Al Pacino and Martin Sheen.

Before moving to Carson City, Mrs. Works lived in Silver City for 24 years.

She worked in the Nevada State Museum’s Anthropology division for 14 years.

She was preceded in death by her brother Samuel Schwartz.

Among her survivors are her husband of 41 years, Donald S. Works Sr.; daughter Rose Maury Works; daughter and son-in-law Mary Works and Aaron M. Covington; son and daughter-in-law, Donald and Monica Works; brother and sister-in-law Jerrold and Shirley Schwartz; sister, Robyn Fabian; one aunt; four grandchildren; and several extended-family members.

Capitol City Cremation is in charge of arrangements.