Eric W. Swanson

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ERIC W. SWANSON, 58, OF UPPER SALFORD TWP. Eric W. Swanson, 58, husband of Clare A. Schnee, Upper Salford Twp., died Wednesday, at Phoenixville Hospital. Mr. Swanson was born on September 14, 1953, in Camp Crowder, MO. He was a son of the late Eric W. and Beverly J. (Suetterein) Swanson. Mr. Swanson was a tugboat pilot, on the Mississippi River, for Ergon, Inc., Memphis, TN, for over 20 years. After he moved to Pennsylvania, he worked for Almac Clinical Services and was a self-employed house painter. In addition to his wife, Mr. Swanson is survived by his son, Joseph E. Swanson, Bartlett, TN, and his sisters, Virginia Watson, Ft. Lupton, CO; Helen Holland, Memphis, TN; Karen Overholser, Houston, TX, and Sharon Reitmayer, Horn Lake, MS. He was preceded in death by his brothers, William and Robert Swanson. Funeral services will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the Phoenixville Cancer Center, 750 S. Main St., Phoenixville, PA 19460. Arrangements are by the Holcombe Funeral Home, Inc., Trappe.

Published in The Mercury on Oct. 15, 2011
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