Stanley Joseph Swartz, 66, Bradenton, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Mar 17, 2016. He was born September 3, 1949 in Warren, PA to the late Wadek and Gwendolyn (Donahey) Swartz. He graduated from Warren High School ('67) and Edinboro State University. Stan is survived by his wife of 44 years, Susan Burns Swartz, his son, of whom he was extremely proud, Blake (Kara) Swartz in addition to 4 cousins. He was retired from 40 years as a USPS letter carrier. Stan had a passion for collecting and restoring in addition to having immense knowledge on any subject. Most importantly he loved life and people. He was a true friend, mentor, uncle, grandpa, and father to many, always willing to stop what he was doing to help someone in need. His excitement for the world and God was contagious! He was a Deacon at West Bradenton Baptist Church and a Celebration of his Life will be held there at 5 PM on Saturday, Apr 2, 2016. Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel in charge. Memorial donations in his honor can be sent to West Bradenton Baptist Church/Nicaragua Missions or to Manatee Youth for Christ, P.O. Box 123, Bradenton, FL 34206. Condolences may be made to www.brownandsonsfuneral.com.
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Bradenton, FL 34209
Published in The Bradenton Herald on Mar. 27, 2016