Leroy A. "Roy" Swartz, 75, of 138 Hemlock St., Kersey, PA formerly of Jericho Rd., Sinnamahoning died at his sisters residence, Kersey on Saturday afternoon. (October 8, 2011)He was born July 8, 1936 in Renovo, PA a son of the late Arthur and Laura Dexter Swartz. Mr. Swartz attended Emporium Schools. He served with the US Marines. He retired from the former Smith Lumber Co in Renovo where he was a truck driver for over 25 years. Years ago he worked in Quehanna for Martin Marietta as a hot cell operator. He was a member of the Sinnamahoning United Methodist Church.
Son: Scott Swartz, Moateville
Daughter: Yvonne Swartz Harman, Shippensburg
Daughter: Nora Swartz, Emporium
Son: Todd Swartz and his wife Tracy, Emporium
4 Great Grandchildren
Sister: Sandy, Mrs. Joe Kreckle, Kersey
Sister: Jean Balizet, Emporium
Several: Nieces and nephews
Preceded in Death By:
Parents: Arthur and Laura Dexter Swartz
There will be No Visitation.
Funeral Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium on Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Timothy Rogers, Pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in the Gilmore Cemetery, Austin, PA
Memorial Contributions may be made to Community Nurses Inc., HOSPICE PROGRAM, 757 Johnsonburg Rd., Suite 200, St. Marys, PA 15857
Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net
Barnett Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.