Lloyd A. Swisher, Jr., age 60, of Hawley, passed away unexpectedly Sunday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. |
Born on May 12, 1954, son of the late Lloyd A. Swisher, Sr., and Jean Burkes Swisher of Hawley, he was a graduate of Western
Wayne High School, where he starred in both track and soccer.
It was his standout baseball and softball talents, however, he will be long-remembered throughout the tri-state area for. He worked as an electrician and carpenter for R.J. Barillo Building Contractor in Lake Ariel.
A hard-working man, he instilled that dedicated work-ethic in his children. He will be dearly missed.
He is survived by three sons, Lloyd Swisher, III, Scott Swisher, Sr., both of Waymart, and Ryan Swisher of Las Vegas, Nevada; his four siblings, John, Colleen, Vicky and Susan; and his three grandchildren, Sydney, Caitlyn and Scott, Jr.
A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday at 11:00AM in the Cole Memorial Baptist Church, 711 Church Street in Hawley.
Following the service, relatives and friends are asked to gather at Hawley Baseball Field for food and a pick-up game. Don't forget
your glove and spikes
Arrangements are under the care of the Kevin K. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, Scranton. Please visit www.KearneyFuneralHome.com for directions or to leave an online condolence.
Published in Wayne Independent on Aug. 7, 2014