Hanns Schwarz, 81, of Somerset died Jan. 19, 2014. Born in Vienna, he also had lived in Highland Park and Brooklyn before moving to Somerset 32 years ago.
Mr. Schwarz was a professor of statistics at Seton Hall University and executive vice president of Yankelovich, Skelly & White, New York City.
He received his MA in English from Brooklyn College.
He served in the U.S. Army in Kaiserslautern, Germany, where he played basketball, from 1953 to 1954.
He is survived by his wife, Rosalie; his daughter, Erika (Gary Jaffe) of Cranford; his son, Jonathan (Gail D.) of Philadelphia; two granddaughters; and a foster son, Guillermo Calcagno of South Brunswick.
Services were private.