Edward Swantkoski Sr., 82, died Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Crystal Cove Care Center, Newport Beach, Calif.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of the late Stanley and Eleanor Griscavage Swantkoski.
Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Mary Stach Swantkoski, Piscataway, N.J.; daughter, Kathleen Cook, Newport Beach, Calif.; son, Edward Swantkoski Jr., Hunterdon County, N.J.; five grandchildren; sisters, Eleanor Bolinski, Kingston; Sally Swantkoski, Bristol; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Verna Anthony.
A Blessing service will be held 11 a.m. Friday from Baloga Funeral Home Inc., 1201 Main St., Pittston (Port Griffith). Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Dallas.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to
, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148.
For directions or to send a condolence, please visit balogafuneralhome.com