Leo Swerbinsky

SWERBINSKY, LEO, 80, husband of the late Jane Piggott Swerbinsky, passed away on Sunday, February 16, 2014 at Jefferson Manor.

He was born September 10, 1933 in Ossa, Ukraine to the late Michael and Eugenia Gorodko, Swerbinsky.

Besides his wife and parents Leo was preceded in death by his daughter, Linda Lee Montgomery; and his brothers Anatoly and George Swerbinsky.

He is survived by his wife, Gladys; his daughter Jane Murden of Roan Mountain, TN; his son Bryan Swerbinsky of Greensboro, NC.; sister, Mary Edens of Bellaire, MI; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and stepchildren, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Leo graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in mechanical engineering and a master's in business administration. He retired from General Electric after 35 years of service. He enjoyed gardening, fishing and playing bridge. He always shared the fruits of his garden with zest. He was an avid reader and loved to tell a story. He will be missed, may he rest in peace.

A service celebrating Leo's life will be held 1p.m. Wednesday at Louisville Memorial Gardens Funeral Home East, 11601 Ballardsville Road, Louisville, KY, 40241. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home until service time. Entombment will follow at Louisville Memorial Gardens East.

Memorials can be made to Springdale Presbyterian Church, 7812 Brownsboro Road, Louisville, KY 40241 Condolences may be made at www.lmgfuneralhomeeast.com


Published in The Courier-Journal on Feb. 18, 2014