Erich Schwer’s “hometown date” episode with Gabby Windy was an emotional one. It has to do with his parents Allan and Donna Schwer. Learn about his parents and siblings in this article below. This article covers it all.
Who Are Bachelorette Star Erich Schwer Parents?
Bachelorette star Erich Schwer spoke about his parents on his one-on-one date with Gabby Windey. He referred to them as “soulmates”. “They’re just like the best team that I’ve ever seen and I know it’s a lot to ask for — but that’s what I want,” he said, adding that his dad has a “larger-than-life big personality” and also described his mother as “the hardest working person” he knows.
In the recent episode, Erich took Gabby to meet his parents in his hometown.
“Seeing [Erich] with his family today, and seeing his family’s commitment to be together, it’s so beautiful,” Gabby voiced in a confessional. “Today really solidified and clarified my feelings for Erich. And there’s no denying that I do have these great, great, great feelings for him.”
Erich also spoke about his feeling during their dinner date. “I’ll never forget today. Today, was just like, very real. Very real and very important to me. It’s like, a huge deal for me to bring someone home even,” he said. “And in this context — like, my dad isn’t doing well. That’s the reality of the situation … ultimately, they were really, I think, surprised to see how much I like you, and how much I wanted you there. Because that’s all they want, too, is for me to be happy, and for me to be with somebody like you.”
Meet Erich Schwer Mother, Donna Schwer
Erich Schwer’s mother is Donna Schwer. During the hometown episode, he took Gabby to meet his parents. Gabby got the opportunity to speak with Erich’s mother. Donna was working as her husband Allan’s caregiver at home. “Commitment, in my family, is really important,” she told Gabby. “You don’t give up on each other. You can’t quit, ever. For anything. Allan and I will be married 35 years, and we’ve been through a lot. You always have to stay together, and be together, always.”
Is Donna Schwer Still Alive?
Yes, Donna Schwer is still alive.
Donna Schwer Age
January 1962 marked the year of birth of Donna Schwer was born. Thus, as of Aug 2022, she was at least 60 years old.
Donna Schwer Job
From her socials, we know that Donna Schwer attended Hunterdon Central Regional High School. According to Zoominfo, he is likely working as a health care worker at Raritan Family Healthcare.
Is Donna Schwer On Instagram?
Yes, Donna Schwer is on Instagram (@mamaschwer).
Meet Erich Schwer Father, Allan Schwer
Allan Robert Schwer is the father of Erich Schwer.
On Father’s Day 2020, Erich posted a series of throwback pictures of his father on his Instagram. He captioned it, “These are my favorite pictures of Big Al #happyfathersday”. A day before the show premiered, Erick posted a photo of him and his father with Allan holding his little hands. He wrote, “Thankful for everything you’ve done for me. We are gonna miss the hell out of you Big AL. I love you so much, dad”.
One month prior, Erich shared a series of throwback pic of his dad for Father’s Day, writing, “These are my favorite pictures of Big Al #happyfathersday.”
Is Allan Schwer Still Alive?
Based on his IG post, no, Allan Schwer is no longer with his family. He reportedly passed away on 6 July 2022 after losing his battle to appendiceal cancer. Allan went through several rounds of chemo over the course of three years before he died in July.
“Everything that you guys are going through — it really means the world, honestly, for you guys to allow us in,” Gabby told Erich’s parents. As an ICU nurse, she bonded with Allan regarding his hospital stay. “We get really close to our patients,” she said.
Given that Erich’s father tragically passed away after production was complete, the most recent Bachelorette episode actually closed with an “in memoriam” dedication to Allan.
Allan Schwer Age
Allan Schwer was born in May 1957. He was 65 years old at the time of his death.
Allan Schwer Job
Currently, there is no information regarding Allan Schwer’s job.
How Long Were Erich Schwer Parents Married?
Currently, there is no information on how Erich Schwer’s parents met each other and when they were wedded. But, they were married until his father’s death and according to Erich’s mom Donna, they were bound to complete their 35 years of their wedding not long after.
How Many Kids Did Erich Schwer Parents Have?
Erich Schwer’s parents had two children. He has an older sister named Elise Schwer who turned 31 years old in June 2022.
She was born in June 1991. Elise is currently based in Englewood, Colorado. Elise completed high school at Bernards High School and went to Bryant University for college. She was heavily involved in marathons and completed her first marathon in 2015.
Where Did Erich Schwer Parents Live?
Since Zach Schwer’s father is no more, his mother is currently living in their hometown of Bedminster, New Jersey.