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William Moore Swartwout Jr.

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William Moore Swartwout Jr. Obituary
William Moore Swartwout, Jr.

AGE: 82 • Brick

William Moore Swartwout, Jr., 82, of Lions Head South, Brick passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Ocean Medical Center in Brick. Mr. Swartwout was a New York City Police Officer for 29 years before retiring in 1991. He began his career at the 9th Precinct on the lower east side of Manhattan and then transferred to the 122nd Precinct in Staten Island. He proudly served his country in the US Army from 1955-1957 and was stationed in Pittsburgh PA, and Fort Dix NJ.

Surviving is his wife of 60 years, Shirley (Johnson) Swartwout; sons, William C. and his wife Ellen of Galloway Twp., Paul and his wife Dawn of Brick; daughters, Kathleen Healy of Middletown and Alice Armstrong and her husband, Lance of Toms River; as well as 10 grandchildren, John, Kerry, Brian, Mary, Rachel, Catherine, Lance Matthew, Amanda, Robert and Thomas.

Visiting hours will be on Wednesday from 4-8pm at the O'Brien Funeral Home, 505 Burnt Tavern Road, and Brick. A prayer service will be conducted on Thursday 10am in the funeral home. Burial will follow at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Toms River. In Lieu of Flowers donations may be made in his name to the St. Jude's Children Hospital. For more information please visit
Published in Asbury Park Press on Aug. 8, 2017
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