A date for the memories BacheloretteViewers are invited to meet Erich Schwer‘s family on the Monday, August 22, episode of the ABC series — one month after his dad lost his battle with cancer.
Erich announced on July 9 that Allan Schwer, his father, had died.
“Thankful for everything you’ve done for me. We will miss you Big AL. I love you so much dad,” he wrote via Instagram.
Erich’s mother, Donna Schwer, commented on the post, “Love this man.”
The reality TV personality’s sister, Elise Schwer, also shared a memorial later that month.
“You have family, and you have friends. I was lucky enough to have both in you,” she wrote on July 25. “I’m really missing you today Big Al.”
Erich spoke previously about his parents during a one-on-one date. Gabby Windey, which aired last month, referring 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 his mother is “the hardest working person” he knows.
According to ApyreNCS cremation and funeral services provider, Allan died July 6, 2022 at the age 65. 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.”
Erich is one of Gabby’s three contestants left ahead of hometown dates as the ICU nurse will also meet Johnny DePhillipoAndJason Alabaster’s families on Monday’s episode. Gabby and co-lead Rachel RecchiaTeased previously Us WeeklyHow their journeys will end.
“I think people are like, ‘Oh, we don’t wanna see them cry and this and that,’ which I appreciate, but love is rough and it’s hard and this is honestly just normal,” Gabby told UseTheir bumpy roads. “And how it goes to fall in love is, sometimes, you have some heartbreak. It’s not as deep, I feel like, as everyone is making it out to be. We have low moments, but we also have high ones and we’re entitled to the way that we feel.”
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