Calvin "Bud" Swayne

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Calvin "Bud" Swayne

Manahawkin

Calvin "Bud" Swayne, died peacefully at home on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, surrounded by his family. He was born in Camden on Aug. 14, 1927. Bud graduated from William Jewell College in Liberty MO and served as Staff Sergeant out of Camp Kilmer during WWII. He was the past president and member of the Southern Regional High School School Board during the 1960's and 70's and he was a longtime member and past president of the Surf City Zoning Board. Bud earned Salesman of the Year many times during his career as a hardware salesman for Tryon Supplee Biddle Steltz Hardware Company and Masback Hardware Company. He founded the Stafford Bridge Club and was the director for many years and was a Gold Life master with the ACBL

He and Lee were winter residents of Fort Myers, Fla. for 31 years.

He is survived by his dearly loved wife of 61 years, Shirley "Lee" Swayne; 2 children, Dr. Lawrence Swayne and wife Carol of Basking Ridge, and Linda Swayne Lukacs and husband Larry of Coatesville, PA; 4 grandchildren, Beverly Swayne, Kathryn Thompson and husband Andrew, Brian Swayne, and William Lukacs and wife Bethany; and 1 great-grandson, Oliver Thompson.

Bud is now reunited with his parents and grandparents in heaven.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16 at Bayside Chapel, Barnegat. A private family interment will be at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Bud's memory to WYRS, P.O. Box 730, Manahawkin, NJ 08050.

Published in Beach Haven Times & Asbury Park Press from Dec. 8 to Dec. 13, 2012
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