Stephen M. Schwaber, 53, executive vice president, Mestek Distributor Products Group, died unexpectedly Dec. 29 in Westfield, Mass.
“He taught us as much in life as he did in business,” a Mestek announcement on Schwaber’s death said. “As our leader, Steve built the foundation and fostered the growth for his core businesses through tremendous leadership and the empowerment of those around him. Steve will forever be remembered as a truly selfless man who put the best interest of his friends and co-workers before his own.
“Steve typified the definition of a family man and the same support, care and concern he had for his family transcended into his personal and business relationships as well.”
Schwaber is survived by his wife Cindy, his mother Katherine, his children Christopher and Timothy, his stepson Jessy, and his brother Robert and sister Deborah.
Donations in Steve Schwaber’s memory may be made to the Jimmy Fund, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St., Boston, MA 02115, or the American Red Cross, Greater Westfield Chapter, 48 Broad St., Westfield, MA 01085.