Swayne, John C.
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John C. Swayne, 51, of Danbury, CT, husband of Katherine Haensel and father of Amanda Swayne, died on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 in his home. Born in Lewistown, PA, the youngest child of the late John D. (Jack) and Phyllis E. Swayne, of Milroy, PA, after briefly serving in the military, John came to Danbury in 1986, as part of a construction crew. He stayed after meeting his wife to be. An enterprising individual, John became proprietor of NY-Conn Construction and NY-Conn Distributors. He was an associate member of the Catholic War Veterans Post 1042. A generous man, he always offered help to anyone in need. He will be remembered as much for his passionate pursuits and numerous collections as he will for his love of animals and nature. In addition to his wife, Katherine Haensel, and his daughter, Amanda Swayne, John is also survived by sisters, Vera Thomas, of Reedsville, PA, Virginia Swayne, of Mount Joy, PA, brother, James Swayne, of Tierra Verde, FL, a dozen nieces and nephews, cousins, his close friend Tom King, of Masten Lake, NY and many other truly good friends. A Memorial Service will take place on Thursday, December 5, 2013, at 6:30 PM in the Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, 9-11 Granville Avenue, Danbury, CT. Friends will be received in the Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home on Thursday between 5 pm and 7 pm. John would be comforted to know that his family and friends are gathering on the day that also marks the birth of his beloved mother.
Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home Inc
9 Granville Ave Danbury, CT 06810
Published in News Times from Dec. 2 to Dec. 3, 2013